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International Malbecs

Feb 13, 2019

Credit Clayhouse wines

Argentina made malbec famous. But its origins are in central France, where the deep and brooding grape first was turned into wine.  It also grows extensively in California. Click the link to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Ch. Lagrezette "Purple" Cahors '16 **1/2  $

Dark, brooding, tannic and powerful, the real deal

Clayhouse Wines Malbec, Paso Robles '14 **1/2  $

Lighter, fruitier, but still a big mouthful of wine

Tinto Negro Malbec, Uco Valley, Argentina **1/2  $

Classic Argentine Malbec with a good deal of refinement VALUE

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

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