Drinking and Pairing Malbec with Food

Malbec is the deeply colored and tannic red grape once widely used as a component in the blended red wines of Bordeaux. Today, Malbec is used less in Bordeaux and more readily associated with the Mendoza region of Argentina and the Cahors region in southwestern France. Malbec produces wines of good acidity, firm tannins, full body, and rich black fruit.

Pair Malbec with grilled red meat or a rustic beef stew such as daube de boeuf.

Malbec is:

Malbec related News & Blog:

  • A Varietal
  • Prominent in the Cahors appelation.
  • Prominent in the Banyuls appelation.

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Malbec pairs well with:

Beef

Olives

South American cuisine

Foods cooked via Braise/Soup/Stew

Smoky dishes