Malbec


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Mal·bec

 (mäl-bĕk′)
n.
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.]
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Malbec

(mælˈbɛk)
n
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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MARVELLOUS MALBECS AS RED wines go, it's hard to go wrong with a malbec.
with a malbec. East to drink, juicy and fruity in flavour, it's a firm favourite in the UK - especially as the warmer weather lures us all outdoors and BBQs start getting fired up (generally speaking, a malbec pairs deliciously with a flame-grilled hunk of steak).
AS RED wines go, it's hard to go wrong with a malbec. East to drink, juicy and fruity in flavour, it's a firm favourite in the UK - especially as the warmer weather lures us all outdoors and BBQs start getting fired up (generally speaking, a malbec pairs deliciously with a flame-grilled hunk of steak).
In anticipation of me doing my bit to ensure the whole world doesn't go vegan, I grabbed a decent bottle of Malbec down in another great indie - Sipster up in Whiteabbey.
The first pour of the tasting flight, the Symmetry Meritage Red Wine, consists of 80 percent Cabernet Sauvignon, 8 percent Malbec, 5 percent Merlot, 4 percent Petit Verdot and 3 percent Cabernet Franc.
In the case of Chile, the wines are probably Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc; for Argentina, it's obviously Malbec.
In the wine world, Argentina is synonymous with Malbec. "The key to our success in the market has been and will be our Malbec," says Magdalena Pesce, marketing and communications manager for Wines of Argentina in Mendoza Pesce says the country has "transformed how the world perceives this grape." (Malbec historically was one of the grapes of Bordeaux, but French plantings now are found primarily in Cahors, an appellation that's not exactly a household name).
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THE premier institution in charge of globally promoting the Vino Argentino brand, Wines of Argentina organized a worldwide celebration for Malbec World Day in April.
IT IS World Malbec Day next week (April 17) and I'm giving you advance warning in case you want to nip out and buy a card or order some flowers.
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Sam Wylie-Harris recommends Argentinian Malbec to get your tastebuds around | |Trapiche Pure Malbec 2016, Mendoza, Argentina (PS6.29 from PS7.29, now until April 17, The Co-operative, in-store only).