The Comeback Kid

After a string of tough vintages for Argentina, the 2017 Malbecs show power and refinement

The Comeback Kid
Wineries such as Clos de los Siete have been producing full-flavored Malbecs from vineyards in the Uco Valley. (Gustavo Sabez Mico)
From the Dec 31, 2020, issue

When you’re in the mood for a big, full-flavored Argentine Malbec, no other wine can compare. The top wines from the 2017 vintage have arrived, and they are an impressive group for both quality and value, putting an end to the recent run of three suboptimal, rain-plagued vintages. The three vintages that follow also offer plenty of promise. Senior editor Kim Marcus reviews recently released Malbecs, blends, other reds and white wines from across the country and recommends his top picks.

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