What to Drink Now: Getting to Know French Malbecs

You may know the varietal as Argentina’s best export, but its roots are French. Get to know the grape’s more structured, transatlantic cousins with some of our favorite French Malbecs available in the U.S.

Courtesy of Crocus
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Crocus Malbec de Cahors 2011, Cahors ($45)

The debut offering from the 2011 vintage is quite elegant, and most notable for its plush, silky texture, even though it’s still very young.