Malbec a delicious Pacific Northwest red

By on February 7, 2016

Martin-Scott Winery 2011 Shaw Vineyard Malbec, Red Mountain, $28

Martin-Scott Winery Malbec labelWenatchee Valley grower/winemaker Mike Scott goes outside of his estate program for a superb example of Malbec from acclaimed Red Mountain. This provides aromas and flavors of blackberry, cranberry and even hints of floral notes, all backed with spice and beautiful balance through the finish. It’s a wine that earned a gold medal at the North Central Washington Wine Awards.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 75 cases

Alcohol: 14.3%

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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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