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Malbec Wine Details

Description: Our Malbec for 2004 began with fruit from Kestrel View Estates vineyard near Prosser, WA. Blue-black in color, this wine has substantial depth and intricacy. Rich in flavors of brambleberry, currant and cedar, our Malbec has velvety tannins and a lush mid-palate roundness. French and American oak were both used to give the wine further complexity. Syrah lovers this is for you!

Varietal Definition
Originating from the Bordeaux region of France, this grape is among the "big six" for red wine grapes. Malbec is typically a medium to full-bodied red wine. Ripe fruit flavors of plums and blackberry give it a jammy characteristic. The tannins are typically a bit tight and the earthy, wood-like appeal makes for a fairly rustic wine. Malbec goes well with roast meats such as chicken or turkey. It should be served at 58F and can be aged for up to 5 years typically.


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