2012 Merval, Red Mountain, Malbec
The inaugural release of our 100 percent Red Mountain Malbec offers generous notes of dark fruit, prune and caramel aromas joined with soft earthy notes and a hint of worn leather. This small-production allocation offers a deeply colored and robust red, with a core of lusciously spiced dark plum, blackberry and dark currant flavors that ar long and pure. This is a massive, lush wine, strongly structured with plenty of dimension and intensity; it has the ability to enchant with flavors of black currant, rich cherry and a touch of chocolate and vanilla bean. Aged in 100 percent new French Oak this wine is silky and abundant. Velvety tannins and significant dimension this Malbec has exceptional depth and balance that will continue to improve in the bottle for years to come. Drink now through 2023.