Although native to southwestern France where it once was an important blending varietal in Bordeaux, most Malbec now comes from Argentina.
Generally full-bodied yet softly textured with smoky red fruit flavors (cherry liqueur, raspberry), ripe black fruit flavors (plum, black currant), and often a pronounced oaky spiciness.
Savory stews (especially cassoulet, the regional specialty), game, lamb, or braised beef.
Argentina and Chile
Steaks and beef dishes, especially grilled, and dishes with the zestiness of tomato sauce: BBQ sauce, sloppy joes, and burgers.
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