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  • Malbec

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    Acclaim

    90 Points, Best Buy2018 VintageWine EnthusiastMarch 26, 2020
    Gold Medal 2016 VintageSan Francisco Chronicle Wine CompetitionDecember 31, 2018
    89 Points 2016 VintageWine Spectator Tim Fish July 2, 2018
    Extreme Value2014 VintageWine SpectatorDecember 31, 2016
    Best Buy & Value Brand of the Year2015 VintageWine Enthusiast and Wine & SpiritsDecember 31, 2016
    88 Points2014 VintageWine SpectatorMay 31, 2016
    Best Buy2013 VintageWine & SpiritsPatrick ComiskeyOctober 1, 2015
    90 points2012 VintageTasting Panel MagazineJuly 1, 2015
    Best Buy2011 VintageWine & SpiritsJune 1, 2013
    Best Buy2011 VintageWine EnthusiastSean SullivanMay 1, 2013

    tasting notes

    Aromatics of grilled meat and black currant with flavors of blackberry and fresh Italian plum. This is a medium-bodied wine and finishes with flavors of black olive, roasted coffee beans and green tea. This wine has rich tannins and is fairly aggressive for a Malbec.

    winemaking notes

    • Vintage: 2018
    • Appellation: Columbia Valley
    • Grape Source: Canyon Vineyard Ranch, Skyfall, Willard, Weinbau, Blue Mountain, Roosevelt 
    • Varietal Blend: 100% Malbec
    • Oak: 21% New American Oak
    • Aging: 9 months
    • TA: 5.6 g/l
    • pH: 3.75
    • Alcohol: 13.28%