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Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Malbec

  1. 2018: A World-Class Vintage for Argentine Malbecs
    July 24, 2020

    This magnificent Malbec needs to be among your go-to reds this summer

    Malbec, in general, is a versatile red. Often used as a blending grape (especially in Bordeaux), it is a fabulous stand alone varietal.

    2018 Argentina has produced some great Malbecs, like the 2018 Vaglio...

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  2. The 2017 Malbecs are good, just not as good as this one!
    March 13, 2020

    From burgers to chicken, you will smile from ear to ear knowing what you paid for this magnificent Malbec.

    Buy this by the case(s)!

    "Cassis, blackberry, and bitter chocolate on the nose... A step up in texture, plushness and depth, conveying an enticing saline character and a...

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  3. 94 pts • Hot Off The Press!
    October 05, 2018

    One of the best Malbec values coming out of Argentina today is the 2015 Altos Las Hormigas "Reserve."

    A classic, high-elevation, terroir driven Mendoza Malbec, "this is a serious wine where the minerality and freshness rule. This wine will please more advanced drinkers." The Wine...

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  4. Malbec and Grilling, Nothing More Thrilling!
    June 21, 2018

    This is a Malbec masterpiece from Paul Hobbs, California's most ardent winemaker and whom Forbes called, "The Steve Jobs of Wine."

    After conquering California with his blockbuster Cabernets, Hobbs has set his sights on Malbecs. But, not just any Malbec. Hobbs is partners in Crocus, his...

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  5. Must Have Malbec Show Stopper!
    August 05, 2014
    One of the best value Malbecs coming out of Argentina today is the 2012 Susana Balbo Signature Malbec. It is a classic, terroir driven Malbec that ...
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