Decanter Magazine: October 2014

On sale: Wednesday 3 September 2014

Inside the magazine this month: Argentina's new star reds, cool-climate Chile, Brunello's return to glory plus London's top wine bars

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Chilean Pinot Noir: right to the edge: The risks of planting this fickle grape in the country’s cold extremes are paying off, discovers Patricio Tapia

Argentinian Malbec: naked beauty: Fresh, pure, unoaked wines are becoming the country’s new calling card, says Patricio Tapia

Interview: Philippe Bascaules: Jane Anson meets the former Château Margaux winemaker, now at Napa’s Inglenook Estate

Interview: Pablo Alvarez: Sarah Jane Evans MW chats with Vega Sicilia’s charming perfectionist

Vega Sicilia: 35 vintages of UnicoJeannie Cho Lee MW tastes back to 1941 at the 150th birthday for the icon Ribero del Duero wine

Brunello: a return to glory Six years on from the blending scandal, Monty Waldin finds renewed vigour in the region

Cahors: taming the tiger Argentina may have embraced Malbec as its own – but don’t forget where it came from, says Stephen Brook

Producer profile: Domaine des Lambrays Panos Kakaviatos visits one of Burgundy’s most famous names

Argentina Cabernet Franc: 46 wines tasted, 5 Outstanding The most comprehensive tasting ever held, with our judges proclaiming the variety Argentina’s new star

Chilean Syrah: 88 wines tasted, 3 Outstanding The cooler regions excelled, with San Antonio, Casablanca and Limarí joining Elqui at the top table

Expert’s choice: Priorat From less than £7, these wines illustrate the region’s emerging sophistication, says Sarah Jane Evans MW

London wine bars: Matt Walls on the capital’s top 10 venues

Restaurants Brian St Pierre on Angler and Canela

Travel: Casablanca & Valparaíso, Chile Peter Richards MW offers the ultimate tips

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