Malbec on its own doesn't always express much in California but this wine has a huge personality and a lot of varietal character, with its heady aromatics of blueberry pie and baking spice. Medium in body, it remains spicy across the palate. The finish is long lasting, with a note of dried plum.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.