It’s World Malbec Day, so drink a Washington Malbec

by | Apr 17, 2015 | Featured wines, News, Washington wine | 0 comments

Stina’s Cellars 2012 Malbec, Yakima Valley, $54

stina's-cellars-labelThis small winery near Tacoma, Wash., is crafting tiny amounts of delicious wines, and this Malbec from the Yakima Valley is one of its finest efforts to date. This opens with aromas of ripe boysenberry syrup, roasted marshmallow, black pepper and raspberry reduction sauce. On the palate, it offers flavors of rich blueberry, huckleberry and vanilla. It’s an explosive wine that is drinking beautifully. This won a gold medal at the third annual Great Northwest Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 88 cases

Alcohol: 14.2%

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Articles credited to Great Northwest Wine are authored by Eric Degerman and other contributors. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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