2017 Malbec

"Red color with violet hues. This malbec expresses a great herbal character with red fruity flavors of strawberry, cherry and plum complemented by distinctly mineral notes. Definitely a wine of grand structure and acidity."

 

Jonathan Oberlander Winemaker

2017 Malbec

SKU: 680499830601
$28.00Price
  • AWARDS

    2020 SIPs 9th Annual Best of the Northwestver Medal

    • "Silver Medal"

     

    2020 West Coast Wine Competition (East Meets West)

    • "Silver Medal"

     

    2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competiton

    • "Silver Medal"
  • WINEMAKER NOTES

    Tasting notes:

     

    • "Red color with violet hues. This malbec expresses a great herbal character with red fruity flavors of strawberry, cherry and plum complemented by distinctly mineral notes. Definitely a wine of grand structure and acidity."

     

    Wine info:

     

    • Vintage: 2017 Malbec
    • Appellation: Rogue Valley (AVA), Oregon
    • Aging: 20 months in oak barrels
    • Chemistry: pH 3.74; 6.5 g/lt
    • Alcohol: 14.6%
    • Residual Sugars: 0.3%

     

    Grapes/Harvest info:

     

    • Varietal: 100% Malbec
    • Clone: 09
    • Root Stock: 3309
    • Certified: LIVE independently certified
    • Harvest Date: 17 Oct 2017
    • Chemistry: Brix 22.7; pH 3.83; TA 6.9 g/lt

     

    Bottling info:

     

    • Production: 118 cases
    • Date Bottled: 7 Aug 2019
    • Date Released: 10/5/2019
  • SIPPABILITY/FOOD PAIRING

    Sippability:

     

    • Delicious to the taste, refreshingly sippable.

     

    Our 2017 Malbec pairs well with:

     

    • Meats:
      • Marinated Skirt steak, Grilled Sirloin steak & Pesto Pepper steak
      • Carne Asada tacos
      • Norwegian meatballs
    • Poultry:
      • Chicken burritos
      • Honey smoked turkey
      • Jalapeno chicken burgers
      • Marinated smoked duck
    • Fish:
      • Swordfish steak & grilled swordfish
      • Pineapple teriyaki salmon
      • Barbecue halibut steak & grilled halibut
    • Cheese:
      • Extra aged gouda
      • English cheddar & smoked Vermont cheddar
      • Blue cheese
  • VARIETAL CHARACTERISTICS

    Name: Malbec. The origin of the name is in dispute. However, the most probable theory suggests that Malbec was the name of the Hungarian vintner who spread the vine all around the southwest of France, Monsieur Malbeck.

     

    Pronunciation: “mal.bɛk”

     

    Origin: France

     

    Notable  Regions: Argentina (62% of world's exports), France, Italy, Spain, South Africa, New Zealand and the USA.

     

    Grape Color: Purple

     

    Wine Color: Red.  

     

    Wine Sweetness: Dry

     

    Oak: Typically aged 6-18 months in American or French Oak

     

    Body: Medium-to full-bodied wine

     

    Tannin: High tannins

     

    Acidity: Low acidity

     

    ABV (Alcohol By Volume): 13.5% – 15%

     

    Fruit Taste: Cherry, plum, tomato, & dried fig 

     

    Other Taste: Cedar, leather, tobacco, vanilla, dill, & clove

  • ALASKA AIRLINES "WINE FLIES FREE" PROGRAM

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    Here's how it works.

     

    • Offer is available to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ members only.
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    • You can check one case of wine for free on Alaska Airlines flights departing from Medford Oregon.
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