Malbec wine flavors have been described as plum-like, spicy, and earthy. Malbec is commonly blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Malbec can bring very deep color, ample tannin, and a particular plum-like flavor component to add complexity to these blends.
Malbec is a grape originally grown in France and is one of the grapes used in the blending of red Bordeaux wine. Malbec is now widely planted in Argentina and has become it’s signature grape. Malbec is a black, mellow, thin skinned grape which can produce wines with a very deep color with ample tannins.