Watermill's wines are generally pure varietals and almost always estate-grown, as here. Sweet with generous blueberry and boysenberry fruit flavors, this is a lovely Malbec, perfectly balanced. Tannins are silky and delicately touched with chocolate and spice.
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.