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Malbec Wine Details
Price: $22.00 per bottle

Description: Mendoza ain't got nothing' on Columbia Valley (OK, maybe a hundred-year head start). Very floral, very blackberry, with lush dark fruit in the mouth and a soft finish. A slurper-and a favorite, as it turns out, of female book groups.

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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