Deep purple in color, this Malbec opens with the pure varietal aromas of raspberry, cassis, dried herbs and sandalwood.  It’s bright and tangy and balanced throughout, with a plush mouthfeel and traces of eucalyptus, blackberry and cedar threaded through the dusty yet polished tannins.  A good, bright acid base puts a frame around the complex mix of flavors.  It finishes long and yet tight, so give it some breathing time.

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Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills

Aged 22 months in 60% new French Oak barrels & 40% 2 year old French Oak

94% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot

Release Limited to 191 cases

 

$38 / 750ml. bottle (Retail)

 

Jarrod L. Boyle

Winemaker