Skylite Cellars 2012 Malbec, Yakima Valley, $32

By on June 13, 2016

skylite malbecSkylite Cellars of Walla Walla reached west to Verhey Vineyard in the Yakima Valley for the grapes in this 100% Malbec. Those who love to ponder the difference between winemakers should seek out the Smasne Cellars from the same vineyard. Both share the intense color and deep black fruit aromas of Malbec and their vineyard, but on the palate, the Skylite seems a bit bigger, bolder and brasher. This earned a gold medal at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 110 cases

Alcohol: 13.8%

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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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