Is Malbec Low in Tannins? Or is it Another Frustrating Wine That Could Trigger A Migraine?

There is an indefinite amount of grape immigration stories, not many like the one that Malbec tells. This red wine originally comes from Cahors in the Bordeaux region of France.  Today, Malbec (AKA Côt in France) is a signature red vintage made in South America, specifically Mendoza, a small mountain town in the Argentinian Andes. … Continue reading Is Malbec Low in Tannins? Or is it Another Frustrating Wine That Could Trigger A Migraine?

What Does Malbec Taste Like?

The red grape variety Malbec produces full-bodied wines known for their deep purple color. It’s also known for its taste of rich dark fruit flavors with a chocolatey finish. Malbec wines are dry with medium tannins and balanced acidity but of a very high alcohol content (13%-15%).  Malbec is originally from France (where it is… Continue reading What Does Malbec Taste Like?

Malbec Vs Cabernet Sauvignon

Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon are popular red wines with up to 15% ABV. The former is sweeter and fruitier, but they’re both rich and complex. Cabernet Sauvignon is a rare natural hybrid of two popular grapes, which is a novelty because winemakers typically don’t approve of genetically altering their grapes. Choosing between these two wines… Continue reading Malbec Vs Cabernet Sauvignon