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  • n. A variety of grape used in making red wine
  • n. A red wine made chiefly from malbec grapes


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  • Often described as Chile's signature red grape, it's hardly as well-known as malbec, the other big Bordeaux transplant in South America, which put Argentina on the map during the past decade.

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  • In the local newsagents we found perfectly ripe avocados, soy sauce infused with sesame and a respectable Argentinian malbec.

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  • A shame, as one of my favorite wines was the El Olivar malbec, which also got a score from WA that was utterly puzzling to me.

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  • Hi Jeff – Malbec is v popular; yes, I poured the Yellow + Blue malbec and the Clos Siguier (Cahors) side by side.

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  • De Martino Single Vineyard Old Bush Vines Las Cruces, Cachapoal Valley, Chile 2008 (£17.99, Virgin Wines)From a set of very old (for Chile) malbec and carmenère vines in the Cachapoal Valley, this is one of Chile's most exciting red wines.

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  • Tesco Finest Argentina Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2010 £6.49, TescoA reliable favourite from Tesco's Finest range, this chunky but aromatic malbec from top Argentinian producer Catena Zapata is just made for Boxing Day roast beef.

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  • The merlot (85%), petit verdot, cabernet franc and malbec that went into this Shinn Estate Vineyards Nine Barrels Merlot ($43) after the rains, and they clearly made good decisions along the way.


  • Made with 33% cabernet franc, 21% cabernet sauvignon, 20% merlot, 20% petite verdot and 6% malbec, this is proof that, when Pindar wants to, it is capable of making excellent wine.

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  • I'd probably throw malbec into the fray as well, although we didn't taste any during TasteCamp.


  • A blend of 80% merlot, 15% cabernet franc, 3% malbec and 2% petit verdot, this medium-dark garnet is very old world on the nose.

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