Estate Malbec 2011

2011 Basel Cellars Malbec

Estate Malbec 2011

Columbia Valley, Washington

WINEMAKER NOTES

On the nose of our 2011 Malbec you will find violet and lavender floral notes with hints of ripe cherry and sweet tobacco. After a while the bouquet also shows aromas of fruit cake, dark chocolate, pencil shavings and cedar. The elegant palate is medium-bodied and filled with bright berry fruits, smooth tannins, and just the right amount of acidity for structure. The round, fruit-forward mouth feel explodes in the mid-palate and marries beautifully with soft oak in the finish. Our Malbec makes a great food wine and will pair well with lamb curry, roasted venison, and smokey, cured beef. Enjoy!

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Vintage: 2011
Varieties: 100% Malbec
Appellation: Columbia Valley, Washington
Vineyards: Chelle den Millie
Oak: 18 months in French oak
Alcohol: 12.7%
Production: 138 cases

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