Funky Llama Malbec (2008)
Origin: Argentina (Mendoza)
Let's face it, folks, this wine sells for a ridiculously low sum. But if you have to go cheap, at least you can choose wisely.
I guarantee that if you walk down the Argentina aisle in your local state store, this brand (and it's price tag) will catch your eye, especially with this week's $6 sale price. And who wouldn't love a bright, artsy label, complete with a Funky Llama? In case you were wondering, the cork is also school-bus yellow and stamped with a llama. It's like a party in a bottle.
The juice itself is in fact fit for a party -- surely nothing too serious. It'll go down easy with a burger or pizza on a Sunday night. You'll taste notes of cherry, blackberry and pepper. While it's not overly complex, it's a decent choice if you're going low-budget.