Chris Daniel Winery 2014 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $28

By on May 9, 2018

This father-son operation in the Columbia Basin town of Quincy has son Chris Stewart making the wine. He also is a Napa Valley winemaker. This superb Malbec reveals complex aromas of violet, black pepper and black fruit, followed by flavors of chocolate ice cream and black cap raspberries backed by startling acidity and mild tannins. This won double gold at the 2017 Wenatchee Food and Wine Festival Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 145 cases

Alcohol: 15.1%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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