Malbec Wines

Malbec Wines

Malbec Wines

Malbec is something of an oddity among red wine grape varietals. It has traditionally been considered difficult to grow and implement in France, a challenging choice that often doesn’t pay off. However, once it was brought over to Argentina, the world began to realize how mind-shatteringly appealing it can be. Nowadays, Malbec wines stand toe to toe with the greatest wines of the planet as Argentina’s most accomplished red wine varietal. The Nicolás Catena Zapata wine, for example, competed in various blind tastings against some of the best French wines ever made, and consistently placed high, usually either first or second.

Tasting a quality Malbec blend tells you everything you need to know. From the sensuous, rich plum, the balanced tannin representation, the smooth velvety texture that gently massages your tongue as you swirl it around – it’s a complete package. This deep, rich wine is a must-have for every true red wine aficionado, preferably in as many different incarnations as possible. Even when Malbec appears in smaller amounts in a given wine blend, its signature can be felt in each sip, each tuft of aroma rising from the glass.

It may not always be easy to secure a great vintage of Malbec. We recommend seeking out Argentinian bottles to discover the truest, purest essence of opulent Malbec. Store them in your cellar and save them for special occasions, where your friends, colleagues, and loved ones can relish the moment with you. Malbec is not a varietal to miss out on even if you only dabble in fine wines sparingly.
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  1. 2010 catena zapata catena malbec adrianna vineyard Argentina Red
    2010 Catena Zapata Catena Malbec Adrianna Vineyard
    96
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    The awesome 2010 Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard turned out to be one of my favorite wines of all that I tasted from Argentina, a wine that has me daydreaming of Gualtallary and th..." Learn More
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    As low as $99.99
  2. 2016 catena zapata alta malbec Argentina Red
    2016 Catena Zapata Alta Malbec
    94
    RP
    I also had the chance to taste the 2016 Catena Alta Malbec, when they used a higher percentage of grapes from Nicasia. In this vintage, it's truly 100% Malbec that fermented in tan..." Learn More
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    As low as $39.99
  3. 2018 altos las hormigas malbec appellation gualtallary Argentina Red
    2018 Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Appellation Gualtallary
    97
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    The site-specific 2018 Malbec Appellation Gualtallary comes from specific soils, two plots that they believe transmit the maximum expression of limestone to Malbec, giving a struct..." Learn More
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    As low as $45.99
  4. 2018 noemia de patagonia malbec Argentina Red
    2018 Noemia de Patagonia Malbec
    97
    JS
    Super intensity of pure fruit here with blackberries, purple fruit and fresh flowers. Cassis, tile and tapenade undertones, as well as licorice. Full-bodied, dense and layered with..." Learn More
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    As low as $105.00
  5. 2019 catena zapata catena paraje altamira malbec Argentina Red
    2019 Catena Zapata Catena Paraje Altamira Malbec
    94
    JS
    So much orange peel to the dark berries and ripe fruit. But never over the top. Medium-to full-bodied with medium-round tannins and a savory finish. Just a hint of chocolate and wa..." Learn More
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    As low as $19.99
  6. 2019 catena zapata malbec argentino vineyard Argentina Red
    2019 Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino Vineyard
    99
    JS
    This is made from over 100-year-old vineyards and offers blackberries with blue fruit and dark chocolate. Shows bark and black truffle undertones, too. Tight and more focused than ..." Learn More
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    As low as $109.00
  7. 2019 kaiken indomito malbec Argentina Red
    2019 Kaiken Indomito Malbec
    90
    JS
    A pleasant malbec with blackberries, stems and fresh flowers on the nose and palate. Medium body, light tannins and fruity finish. Not a big wine, but shows good intensity. Vegan. ..." Learn More
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    As low as $17.99
  8. 2020 la posta angel paulucci malbec Argentina Red
    2020 La Posta Angel Paulucci Malbec
    91
    JS
    Plum, blueberry and wet-stone aromas. Full-bodied with soft tannins. Juicy and fruity on the palate with a flavorful finish. Drink now.James Suckling | 91 JSThe 2020 Malbec Paulucc..." Learn More
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    As low as $13.99
  9. 2020 piattelli vineyards malbec reserve Argentina Red
    2020 Piattelli Vineyards Malbec Reserve
    90
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    Aromas of blackcurrants, black cherries, violets, sweet tobacco and licorice. It’s medium-bodied with sleek tannins and fresh acidity. Juicy with sweet spices on the finish. ..." Learn More
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    As low as $12.99
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