“This bright and light-bodied red wine was made from 100% Malbec grapes. It is reminiscent of some of the Malbec-based wines I’ve tasted from the cool-climate Loire Valley, where the grape is called Côt (pronounced ‘Coh’). Food-friendly and almost Pinot Noir-like. It shows aromas of red berries and spice. A truly unique spin on Malbec.”
VINEYARD | AVA
Rattlesnake Hills, WA
Picked 9/24/2014, Brix=21
Whole-cluster fermentation using native yeast.
10 months neutral French-oak. Alcohol=12.4%, Final pH=3.45, TA=6.0 g/l
Red and black berries, pepper, and anise.
South facing at 1050-1140 feet. Harvard-Burke/Scoon silt loam soil, with calcium carbonate sub-soil.