Scarlet Oak Barrels

Malbec

2014 Malbec
SpofFord Station Vineyard
OR - Walla Walla Valley
Size: 750ml

$30.00 

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Dusty malt and cedar aromatics followed up with flavors of dried fruits, dark cherry and subtle hints of tobacco and black pepper. Excellent companion with grilled Rib Eye Steaks, Sirloin Burgers with Smokey Bacon & Blue Cheese crumbles, and Seasoned Portabella Mushrooms.

Details

Total Cases: 207
Harvest Dates: October 2014
Bottling Date: April 2016
Release Date: November 2016

Average Degree Brix:
Titratable Acidity: g/L
pH at Bottling:
Alcohol Level: 15.3000%

Blend/Composition: 100%
Fermentation:
Aging: Drink now or age 3-5 years
Racked:

Taste & Character

Ageability: Medium (3-5 years)

Winemaker's Notes

Aged in 48% semi-neutral American Oak, 52% in Neutral French. Organic natural French Oak ellagitans added to dial in the right amount of oak without compromising fruit forward notes. Beautifully balanced with nice dry finish to work well with fatty meats.

Awards & Ratings

  • Wine Press Northwest Magazine — OUTSTANDING rating
  • Savor Northwest 2017 — Gold Medal
  • Northwest Food & Wine Festival 2016 (Premiere) — Silver Medal
  • Walla Walla AVA Awards — Silver Medal

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