How well do you know Malbec ?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn & share their new experiences with good food & friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.

● So you think you know the home of Malbec ?
● Or - You think you know the styles crafted by Malbec ?

Take this short Malbec Quiz & find out.

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Which one of the following names is Malbec known as in its historical home of ‘south-west’ France?

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In which year did Michel A. Pouget, (a French Agronomist) take Malbec to Argentina?

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Argentina has the most planted area of Malbec in the world, followed by France. Approximately how many hectares of Malbec are planted in Argentina?

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From all the Malbec grown in Argentina, what percentage is planted in the wine region of Mendoza?

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Which grape did Malbec overtake to become the most planted wine grape varietal in Argentina?

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Which of these tasting notes is typical of an Argentinian Malbec wine?

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Which of the following is not a ‘typical’ flavour found in a Malbec wine from Argentina?

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Malbec used to be a key component in a famous French red wine blend, but the vines were devastated by the severe frost in 1956. Which region was this complex red wine blend made?

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Which of the following is the ‘best known’ wine region for Malbec outside Argentina?

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The world’s highest altitude winery is located in Argentina and grows Malbec at over 3000 metres above sea level, what is its name?

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What does the word Malbec translate to / mean in French?

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On the 17th April - ‘Malbec World Day 2021’ is celebrating which 'edition' of this popular international wine event?

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