Marvelous Northwest Malbecs

By on September 28, 2014

Eleganté Cellars 2009 Malbec, Walla Walla Valley, $30

elegante-cellars-logoAmong the many successful start-up wineries at the Walla Walla Regional Airport, Doug Simmons knows his success starts in the vineyard. In this case, that’s Les Collines in the foothills of the Walla Walla Valley. The retired chemistry instructor creates rich aromas and flavors of black cherry, dark plum and dark chocolate, backed by touches of moist earth, timothy hay and black olive.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 92 cases

Alcohol: 11.8%

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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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