Argentina's most important variety came by way of France, where it's commonly called Côt (sounds like "coat"). Wines are loved for their lusty fruit flavors and smooth chocolatey finish.
- Body: Full
- Sweetness: Dry
- Tannin: Medium
- Acidity: Medium-Low
- Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV
Unlike Cabernet, Malbec doesn't have a long finish, making it a great choice with leaner red meats (ostrich anyone?) and does wonders with melted blue cheese.
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