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Argentinian Malbec Wine

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Explore the rich and robust flavors of Argentinian Malbec Wine, sourced from the sun-soaked vineyards of Mendoza. Celebrated for its deep violet hues and plush textures, each bottle offers notes of ripe plum, blackberry, and a hint of vanilla. Ideal for enthusiasts seeking bold, expressive reds, our collection showcases top selections that embody the essence of Argentina. Shop now and savor the lush, distinctive character of Argentinian Malbec.

 

 

 

Explore the rich and robust flavors of Argentinian Malbec Wine, sourced from the sun-soaked vineyards of Mendoza. Celebrated for its deep violet hues and plush textures, each bottle offers notes of ripe plum, blackberry, and a hint of vanilla. Ideal for enthusiasts seeking bold, expressive reds, our collection showcases top selections that embody the essence of Argentina. Shop now and savor the lush, distinctive character of Argentinian Malbec.
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  • Alamos Malbec 2022

    $24.16
    or $22.95 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • La Boca Malbec

    $20.83
    or $19.01 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Catena Zapata Argentino Vineyard Malbec 2020

    $166.99
    or $158.64 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Catena High Mountain Vines Malbec 2021

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    $34.99
    or $33.24 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Finca Las Moras Reserva Malbec 2021

    $23.74
    or $22.55 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Finca Las Moras Malbec (Screwcap) 2020

    (1)
    $17.09
    or $16.24 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Angélica Zapata Malbec Alta 2018

    $59.99
    or $56.99 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Fat Bastard Malbec 2021

    $14.99
    or $14.24 in case of 12 bottles.
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  • Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard ‘River Stones’ Malbec 2019

    $294.34
    or $279.62 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard 'Mundus Bacillus Terrae' Malbec 2019

    $561.78
    or $533.69 in case of 6 bottles.
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  • El Payador Malbec

    $20.90
    or $19.86 in case of 6 bottles.
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Argentinian Malbec wine has risen to prominence, becoming synonymous with Argentina’s wine identity. Originating from France, Malbec found its true expression in the high-altitude vineyards of Mendoza, where the warm days and cool nights allow for optimal grape ripening. These conditions imbue the wine with its characteristic intensity and complexity. Argentinian Malbec wine has risen to prominence, becoming synonymous with Argentina’s wine identity. Originating from France, Malbec found its true expression in the high-altitude vineyards of Mendoza, where the warm days and cool nights allow for optimal grape ripening. These conditions imbue the wine with its characteristic intensity and complexity. Malbec from Argentina typically displays a deep red color, almost purple, with a robust body and flavors of dark fruit like blackberries and plums, often complemented by earthy undertones and a smooth finish. These wines are known for their soft tannins, making them very approachable and enjoyable at a young age, yet many have the structure to age gracefully. The varietal’s adaptability means it can be found across various regions within Argentina, each imparting a unique twist to the wine’s profile, influenced by the distinct microclimates and soil types. This versatility and the accessible price point of Argentinian Malbec have contributed greatly to its global popularity and appeal as a staple in wine collections. read more... less

Frequently Asked Questions

Which wine regions make the best Argentinian Malbec Wine?

The best Argentinian Malbec wines predominantly come from Mendoza, which is the largest wine region in Argentina and lies in the shadow of the Andes mountains. Within Mendoza, the most distinguished sub-regions for Malbec include Luján de Cuyo and the Uco Valley. These areas benefit from high altitudes, which ensure a significant temperature variation between day and night, crucial for developing the balance between sugar and acidity in the grapes. Luján de Cuyo was the first region to receive a controlled appellation designation in Mendoza, known for producing Malbecs with intense fruit flavors and great structure. The Uco Valley, on the other hand, is higher still and cooler, producing Malbecs that are more floral and nuanced, often with a greater potential for aging. The combination of sunny days, cool nights, and mineral-rich soils in these regions creates ideal conditions for growing Malbec grapes that yield complex wines with rich flavors and a distinctive aromatic profile.

What are the most popular Argentinian Malbec Wines?

Among the most celebrated Argentinian Malbecs are those produced by Catena Zapata, Bodega Norton, and Achaval Ferrer. Catena Zapata has been a pioneer in the production of high-altitude wine and is recognized globally for its Catena Alta and Adrianna Vineyard Malbecs, which show the heights that Argentinian Malbec can achieve. Bodega Norton is also highly respected, known for its Reserve Malbec, which consistently delivers quality at a relatively affordable price. Achaval Ferrer, famous for its Finca Altamira, produces a more boutique style of Malbec, focusing on single-vineyard, low-yield wines that are highly expressive and sought after.

What are the best value Argentinian Malbec Wines?

For excellent value, wines such as those from Bodega Argento and Alamos showcase the quality of Argentinian Malbec without the premium price tag. These wineries produce Malbecs that are accessible and representative of the Argentinian style, offering fruit-driven profiles and balance that make them suitable for everyday enjoyment.

What are the foods best paired with Argentinian Malbec Wine?

Argentinian Malbec is a versatile pairing partner due to its rich, robust profile. It pairs exceptionally well with red meats, making it a natural choice for beef dishes, particularly Argentina’s famous asado or barbecue. The wine's bold flavors complement hearty, richly flavored dishes such as stews and grilled meats. Malbec also pairs well with spicy foods and can stand up to smoky flavors, making it suitable for dishes with bold seasonings. For cheese pairings, choose mature cheeses that can match the intensity and body of Malbec, such as aged cheddar or gouda.