Oh Grape Wine Blog — Malbec
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Argentina Grape Varieties Malbec Red Wine
Flavourful, rich and dark, no wonder Malbec is a popular go-to on menus for many a wine drinker.Native to Bordeaux and at home in Cahors, France, Malbec was first propagated in Argentina in the mid-1800s. It can produce dark purple wines with flavours of dark fruit (blackberry, black cherry, plum), spices (clove, pepper, liquorice) and chocolate, and sometimes with a twists of violet.In Argentina, plantings of Malbec take up over 12% of the total vineyard area. It is grown throughout the wine regions, but the most popular spot is Mendoza, with some top quality wines coming from vineyards located at...