Malbec Sentence Examples
True, Malbec is grown in Napa Valley and Sonoma Valley, but it's usually blended a la Bordelaise as part of a Meritage concoction.
Most commonly, winemakers blend Merlot with other Bordeaux grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec, and Carménère.
The principal vines grown in the Medoc are the Cabernet-Sauvignon, which is the most important, the Gros Cabernet, the Merlot, the Carmenere, the Malbec, and the Verdot.
There are minor plantings of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Grenache, and Syrah, as well, to add depth and balance to many of their varietals.
On the South America side Sauvignon Blanc and Malbec aren't too slouchy either.
Insignia is a blended wine that in 2002 had 78 percent Cabernet, 14 percent Merlot, 7 percent Petit Verdot and 1 percent Malbec.
I've had better Malbecs at this price, but this Andeluna Malbec didn't offend the burger's sensibilities.
But, Malbec is synonymous with Argentina wine and the Alamos Malbec has been consistently good year after year.
Meeker's Four Kings Red Table Wine leaves out a traditional Fifth King, Malbec.
With a modicum of expectation I uncorked this 2002 Chateau St. Jean Malbec and was given a lift.Advertisement
You can also pair many of the same foods with Malbec as you can Merlot.
Although Malbec is missing, the remaining royalty of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, and Petit Verdot are all present and accounted for in this Bordeaux-style red wine.
Malbec is one of the most widely grown grapes in Argentina, but many grow this grape in many other areas, including certain portions of the United States.
Although its tannic structure is generally stronger than Merlot, Malbec wine shares many of the characteristics of Merlot (such as the fruity, plum flavor).
When I think of Malbec, I usually think of something from Mendoza, Argentina, perhaps some luscious bottle of dark red from Bodegas Catena.Advertisement
Perhaps the most well-known of all of France's wine regions, Bordeaux produces Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot blends with other grapes added including Petite Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Carmenère, and Malbec.