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Criterion® Collection: Benchmark Wines

What should you look for in a great Malbec wine? This helps explain why a quintessential Malbec will taste so good!

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The Malbec grape is used to produce medium to full-bodied, dry red wine with good acidity and higher tannins and alcohol levels. The grapes tend to have dark, inky purple color profiles and ripe fruit flavors of cherry, plum and blackberry, which give to Malbec wines a decidedly jammy character.

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Conquista de Argentina Malbec, a Malbec Red wine from Argentina, Mendoza by Prestige Wine Group

Conquista de Argentina Malbec, a Malbec Red wine from Argentina, Mendoza by Prestige Wine Group

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Cherry Red Wine Preserves

Cherry red wine preserves combine sweet cherries and malbec red wine in a delicious condiment that you won't find in any grocery store!

Rex Goliath Malbec Red Wine - Bold Wines, Fun Times | I love Rex Goliath wines! Tried this one and their cabernet once— so tasty and so worth having again, imho. I do let reds breathe though, for a minimum of 30 minutes, though… makes a big difference.

Cherry Red Wine Preserves

Malbec red wine is a medium to heavy body wine with a dark color and flavors of cherry, strawberry and plum. Malbec is made by only a few California wineries.