Malbecs - Argentina's very own grape
16 Dec 2004 by JR
I tasted the following 50+ Argentine Malbecs and blends dominated by Malbec recently in London . I did not taste them blind although many names were new to me and some of my favourites disappointed so I am fairly confident that little favouritism came into play.   Clearly there has been enormous recent investment in the eastern Andean foothills, especially but not exclusively from France . The results vary enormously. I offer the following observations: - Overall, Argentine Malbec can be much more satisfying than Malbec from anywhere else, notably Cahors. - There is far too little correlation between quality and...

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