Mendoza may make up 75% of Argentina's Malbec output, but a new generation of producers are ensuring that its style is anything but predictable. Patricio Tapia picks 22 Malbecs to try...

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Kaiken, Mai, Vistalba, Luján de Cuyo 2011

Hefty oak, but a dense core of black fruit too, this feels expansive and ample, rich in blackberry flavours and exotic spices, and also offers a quiet, super-soft texture.
Price: £40 Hawkshead, Liberty Wines, Woodwinters
Drink 2015-2020
Alc 15%