Our wine tonight is the 2018 Argentine Malbec from Alamos.
We just love Malbec from Argentina.
Cultivated of the Mendoza, Argentina Vineyards. These vineyards are among the highest elevations of any of the world’s vineyards.
The most respected James Suckling rated at 91 points.
Decanted for 60 minutes.
Deep inky purple color.
Nose very expressive of black cherries, plum, cocoa, fresh violets, cedar and a pronounced smokiness.
Dry, medium bodied, with low to medium tannins.
Flavor notes of black cherry, blackberry, red plum, and a distinctive mid-palate of vanilla, black currants, black pepper, and spice, while the lingering finish is reminiscent of a freshly baked hot out of the oven blueberry pie.
An excellent traditional Argentine Malbec.
9 months aged in 60% French oak and 40% American oak.
At the price, often under $10, this is a great drinking wine.
Winery Escapades scores at 90 points.