Weisinger Family Winery 2012 Malbec, Rogue Valley, $28

By on February 25, 2016

weisinger-family-winery-malbec-2012-label1Second-generation vigneron Eric Weisinger made wine throughout the New World before returning home and taking the reins on the winery his father founded in Ashland in 1979. He relies on Gold Vineyard for this red Bordeaux variety, and it produces remarkable aromas of cracked black pepper, dusty blueberry, Bing cherry and allspice. There’s nice elegance to the structure behind the flavors of plum and cherry as rounded tannins and acidity frame the fruit and transition to a finish of blueberry/pomegranate juice and spice. The Weisingers pair this Malbec with Chicken Drumsticks and Asian Barbecue Sauce.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 124 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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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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