This pure Malbec carries spicy, slightly gamy scents similar to Syrah. Forward purple fruits fill the mouth, accented with notes of licorice, moist earth and dried herb. The finish leaves an impression of maple syrup, which is quite delicious.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.