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Malbec , Sonoma County

Malbec Reserve, Sonoma County Wine Details
Price: $60.00 per bottle

Description: Attractive aromas of black tea, lavender and hibiscus give this wine a truly inviting nose. Juicy and explosive upon entry, this Malbec is loaded with flavors of raspberry, mocha and milk chocolate. The wine has power and a solid mid-palate structure, yet the tannins are soft and round and lead to a lush finish.

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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