Pure-tasting fruit flavors and firm structures are the hallmarks of reds from the Southern Rhône Valley of France. There's nothing like the refreshing tang of a crisp, chilled Sauvignon Blanc, and the grape is thriving around the world. If you like your reds packed with ripe fruit, flavor and gusto, these Malbecs from Argentina are right up your alley, and there's also a list of excellent values.
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