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Malbec, St. Jean Estate Vineyard

Malbec, St. Jean Estate Vineyard Wine Details
Price: $50.00 per bottle

Description: With intense color and loads of black fruits, this very unique wine from our own estate vineyard displays enjoyable floral notes along with the complexity you expect from this fascinating varietal. Unfined and unfiltered, this wine has a long life ahead. Exotic notes of violets, perfume, blueberry and black raspberry jump from the glass. An elegant entry of fresh hibiscus, black plums and chocolate flavors surround a rich mid-palate and fill the mouth with a complex wine that showcases forward fruit and character. Tasting room only, less than 150 cases produced. Drink now through 2014.

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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