It's unusual to see a Washington Malbec at this price. This one is generally pleasant, with notes of plum, peppery spices and light oak accents. It's soft and elegant, yet with some tannic astringency that adds a subtle edge.
In addition to his work at Wine Enthusiast, Sean P. Sullivan is the founder of Washington Wine Report, a site dedicated to the wines and wineries of the Pacific Northwest that has twice been named ‘Best Single Subject Wine Blog’ by the Wine Blog Awards. Sullivan has authored over 100 print articles on Northwest wine. He resides in Seattle, Washington.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.