best Malbec

High Note Malbec, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina.

Grape 100% Malbec   Facts The name of “Malbec” supposedly comes from the surname of a Hungarian peasant who is attributed with being the first person to spread the variety throughout all of France. If you were to ever check-out the big nerdy wine book that is The Oxford Companion to Wine, you’ll find that there are over 400 different names for the Malbec grape! This proving that the grapes’ popularity isn’t just a recent…

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Antigal Uno Malbec–Mendoza, Argentina 2008

I‘ve had a couple of requests for more Malbec reviews, so here you go… Grape 100% Malbec   Facts In a clever piece of marketing, Bodega Antigal have decided upon strapping a big copper “1” to the front of the bottle! Don’t knock it! It made me notice the bottle on the shelf! Over the last couple of years, Malbec sales have exploded in the U.S., with Nielsen reporting a 60 percent growth between January…

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