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As a result, Malbec is a crowd-pleaser and very popular wine.
The Malbec Grape
Although the Malbec grape is originally from France, Argentina considers it the country’s signature grape. The grape is thin-skinned with an inky dark color and grows well in regions with ample sunshine and a dry climate.
The Malbec grape produces a violet, plump Malbec wine with dark fruit flavors, high tannin and a smoky finish. The wine’s versatile characteristics make it easy for Malbec pairing with a variety of foods. For example, it pairs exceptionally well with beef, game, lamb, mushrooms, blue cheese, Mexican and Indian dishes.
Buy any of the following top 10 Malbec wine, produced in 2017, if you want a delicious wine to enjoy. Furthermore, you can choose to enjoy the wine on its own or paired with a sumptuous home-cooked meal.
Incredible Malbec Wine
Zuccardi, Malbec, Vista Flores, Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
Most Oenophiles consider this wine to be the purest and the best expression of Malbec wine from the Mendoza region. The wine is attractive with a deep red-purple color and fresh aromas of blueberries, cherries, plums, vanilla, and spices. Additionally, on the palate, it’s dry with notes of licorice, raisins and sour cherry leading to a persistent finish. An excellent food choice for this Malbec pairing is Prosciutto and cheese sandwich.
Majestic Wine, Definition Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
This fabulous deep purple colored wine is elegant with an intense bouquet of dark plum and hints of earthiness. On the palate, it oozes rich plummy fruit with hints of chocolate and spice leading to a smooth finish.
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This wine is both complex and enjoyable with soft tannins and balanced acidity leading to a fruity finish.
Marks & Spencer, The Party Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
With a lovely opulent red color, this stylish Malbec wine is both elegant and luscious. Also, it has a lively floral character with notes of wild herbs, Morello cherries, violets and subtle hints of oak. On the palate, it is refreshing with a slight acidity and hints of raspberry, plum, and black cherry. Without a doubt, it’s perfect for a Malbec pairing with grilled meat and stuffed peppers.
Santa Julia, Reserve Malbec-Cabernet Franc, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
Unquestionably, this is a very elegant wine with its clear purple color and aromatic floral nose. In particular, the licorice, red cherry, cedar, orange peel and wet earth notes dominate the wine’s aroma. Despite being full-bodied, it’s not heavy because of the velvety tannins and subtle orange peel taste.
Vaglio, Marks & Spencer, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
This elegant, fruity wine has an intense bouquet of red currant, blueberries and cassis notes. Also, the palate is fruity and fresh with apple, cherry and herb flavors leading to a lingering finish. The medium-bodied wine is excellent to sip by the swimming pool or paired with beef burritos or spaghetti Bolognese.
Viñalba, Reservado De La Familia Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
According to the winemakers, this wine captures the beautiful purity of the Malbec grape and expresses the outstanding terroir. It has a delightful aroma of plums and dark cherries with notes of toasty oak and blackcurrant on the palate. Certainly, this smooth, full-bodied wine is an ideal accompaniment to a juicy steak or meatloaf.
Altocedro, Año Cero Malbec, La Consulta, San Carlos, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
The deep ruby-hued color of this Malbec wine is very appealing. Not to mention how enticing its robust bouquet filled with blackberry, red cherry, and blackberry aroma is. Furthermore, on the palate, the wine is light, fine textured with a slight acidity and a good lengthy finish.
Viñalba, Malbec-Bonarda, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
This elegant blend of Bonarda and Malbec grape has a deep ruby color and purple hues, a very stylish wine. It has a joyful bouquet full of rich, plummy fruit, Morello cherry, and floral notes. Moreover, it’s complex yet elegant taste with plum, dark cherries and velvety tannins lead to a clean finish.
Altos Las Hormigas, Clásico Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
The bright ruby color and fruity nose of this wine make you want to drink it. In addition to the fruity aromas of the bouquet, the wine has notes of spice to keep things interesting. This wine is both complex and enjoyable with soft tannins and balanced acidity leading to a fruity finish. Undeniably, this is a delightful wine ideal to pair with red meat, grilled vegetables or pasta.
Viñalba, Reserve Malbec-Touriga Nacional, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina, 2017
Not only is this purple colored wine powerful, but also it is elegant and exceptionally good. In particular, it has a perfumed bouquet of rose petals, tropical fruits, lilac, and wildflowers. Also, the palate is juicy with notes of black fruit, licorice, apricot and hints of bitter chocolate and silky tannins.
Although Malbec wine is not as popular as Cabernet and Merlot wine, it’s close to becoming as popular. Mainly because of its easy drinkable nature and its versatility that makes it easy to pair with meals.