Malbec 2015

Malbec 2015

Winemaker Notes

This complex full bodied wine was assembled from our best barrels of Malbec. Aromas of blackberries, chocolate, oak and dried lavender meld with broad tannins and an earthy spice to create both tension and balance in this structured wine.

Awards, Ratings, Reviews

92 points & Gold Medal, Savor NW Wine Awards

Technical Notes

Fruit Source:  Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards
Appellation:  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon AVA
Harvest Date:  19, 20, 21, 24, 26 September 2015
At harvest:  Sugar; 24.2° Brix, pH; 3.61, TA; 6.27 grams/liter
At bottling:  Sugar; Nil
Cooperage:  French (100%), 83% 2 yo, 17% neutral
Bottling date:  29 June 2017
Alcohol:  14.4% by volume
Case Production:  475 (750 mL)