The Party Malbec
, (PS14, M&S): Just the name of this wine puts it in the must-buy category.
If you're low of cash this week La Moneda Premium Collection Malbec
is 'rolled back' to a fiver at Asda.
"Argentina has done itself a disservice by pumping a lot of inexpensive Malbec
into the market," says renowned California winemaker Paul Hobbs, who has a winery partnership, Vina Cobos, in Argentina and consults in Chile and Uruguay.
In line with its global character, Manila had its own special celebration of Malbec
at the Buddha Bar on April 19.
Many grape varieties such as malbec
have their roots on the continent.
This all leads to World Malbec
Day on April 17, when it may be your duty to grab a glass of this tasty drop.
Last week special guest Diane Joyaux Fabre, who founded the Fabre Montmayou winery in Argentina's Mendoza region with her husband Herve, was on hand to talk about the different styles of Malbec
that they produce.
(93) Altos Las Hormigas Reserve Malbec
hails from a 4-hectar site (about 10 acres) of 75-year old plantings in San Carlos, Valle de Uco, southwest of Mendoza.
This is a huge and complex malbec
, multilayered and lush.
RED-WINE ADVENTURERS have discovered Malbec
. And there's a lot to like about the grape: dark, juicy fruit, hits of pepper, and tannins gentle enough to allow for easy drinking.
The one off-the-wall wine to go with beef is from the malbec
grape, and this performs particularly well in Argentina.