Malbec is also
known as Cot
Malbec is one of the six
grape varieties approved for making red wines in the Bordeaux
region of France.
In Bordeaux, Malbec is used like a chef would use a spice.
Malbec is blended with other wines but it makes up a very
small percentage of the blend. It is being grown and included
less every year in the Bordeaux region
|On the other hand,
Malbec has found a new home and a new following in the wines
Some of the best Malbecs can be described as dry, mouthfilling
and sumptuous; but the best ones are hard to find. Most Malbecs
you are likely to encounter are good but not great.
is planted in small amounts. Malbec is usually included in plantings
and blends because of its background in Bordeaux. It is
a thin skinned grape that needs more sun and heat than either
Sauvignon or Merlot