Malbec Madness

Argentina’s star red is running up the score
James Molesworth
Issue: December 15, 2009

Argentina has a winning horse called Malbec, and it's riding it hard. Thanks to the wine's approachable, juicy, fruit-driven profile, along with a multitude of bottlings for $15 or less, Malbec has captivated American consumers. This demand is triggering increases in both production and exports, providing the wine world with a rare bright spot of growth during a difficult economic period.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 24, 2009.

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