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. The Decanter Team picks 22 top Malbecs to try from Mendoza, Argentina.
Malbec is one of the key red wines of the moment. This red grape, originally from France in areas such as Cahors and Bordeaux, has found fame across the seas in Argentina, flourishing particularly well in the foothills of the Andes in the region of Mendoza, in Argentina’s Cuyo region. You can read more in depth about the Mendoza sub zones in Patricio Tapia’s piece from from Decanter Magazine here.
Here is his list of the top Malbecs pulled from a recent tasting.