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Malbec

The Thieves were hungry to search beyond California for their next varietal, and so headed down to a land of cowboys to Mendoza, Argentina and found the perfect complement to their California Cabernet Sauvignon: The Show Malbec. Enjoy The Show!

Tasting Notes

The Show Malbec is a delicious wine with flavors of blackberry, cranberry, white pepper and spice, with toasty vanilla and violets. The wine has smooth tannins, a velvety texture and a long, lingering finish.

Malbec

Vineyards & Winemaking

This Malbec comes from two very special regions within Mendoza, Argentina. 85% of the wine comes from the acclaimed Lujan dec Cuyo sub-region from a vineyard called “El Alto”, which is 3,000 feet above sea level. This region brings dark fruit character and broad ripe tannins to The Show Malbec. The other 15% of the Malbec comes from the Uco Valley, which is south of Lujan dec Cuyo, yet closer to the Andes Mountains and at an even higher altitude. This region adds Malbec with more acidity and complexity. The Show Malbec was aged for 9 months in 25% new French oak.

Wine Info

Vintage
2012
Alcohol
14.3%
TA
0.59 g/100 ml
PH
3.67
RS
dry