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1. A variety of French grape now cultivated especially in Argentina, used to make red wine, including Bordeaux and an Argentine varietal.
2. A medium- to full-bodied red wine made from this grape.

[French malbec, of unknown origin.]


1. (Plants) a black grape originally grown in the Bordeaux region of France and now in Argentina and Chile, used for making wine
2. (Brewing) a rustic mid-bodied red wine made from this grape
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