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2013 Malbec

$ 33.00

This wine can only be shipped within NY State.

Sourced from Suisun Valley, this Malbec showcases the essence of the moderate region located just off the San Francisco Bay. The fog layer that sits over the vineyard is a remarkable attribute, settling over the farm every morning until the hot California sun burns it away, only to roll back in in the early evening. This allows for a "push and pull" with temperatures, and in essence steadies the rate of ripening by offering the grapes a reprise from the hot afternoon sun. The resulting wine showcases the best of both worlds combining flavors found in both cool and hot climates.

Rich and chewy with solid intensity all around, this wine shows a hint of passion fruit hiding behind predominant blueberry, blackberry, fresh cut leaf, and nutmeg flavors. With a supple mid-palate and long finish, this Malbec will be drinking nicely now through 2020.


Additional Details

Batch: 161
Appellation: Suisun Valley, California
Vintage: 2013
pH: 3.70
TA: 5.77
Alc: 15.1%

Residual Sugar: Dry
Yeast: BDX
Fermentation Vessel: Open Top T-Bin
Aging Vessel: 35% New French Oak, 65% Neutral
Malolactic Fermentation: Yes
Cases produced: 90