Originally from Bordeaux France, it is most commonly seen as one of the five Bordeaux blending grapes. Today Argentina leads the production on the best Malbec wines and has exposed more and more wine lovers to high quality single varietal Malbec wines. With it's continuing popularity gain, you can now find Malbec grown in more and more countries. Known for its rounded, bold flavors yet smooth and supple texture Malbec is a crowd-pleaser. The most famous pairing for Malbec red wines is a juicy steak. However, these wines pair nicely with darker meats, spices and herbs, cheeses, and grilled vegetables.