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Northwest Malbec keeps growing
In the past half-decade, Malbec has begun to emerge as a small but forceful red wine in Washington. Now the minor Bordeaux grape (and Argentina’s signature wine) is finding success throughout the Pacific Northwest.
In particular, we’ve tasted some terrific examples from Idaho’s warm, high-elevation Snake River Valley west of Boise.
Here are a few Malbecs from Washington and Idaho that we’ve tasted in recent weeks.