Rosé of Malbec – Doña Paula

Our wine tonight is the 2017 Rosé of Malbec from Doña Paula, Mendoza Argentina.

Region: El Alto Estate, Luján de Cuyo.

Vintage 2017

Salmon pinkish/ light amber in color.

Rosé of 100% Malbec.

Early harvest. Hand picked.

Nose of Bartlett pear, strawberries, raspberries, violets, and hot buttered croissants.

Off dry. 1.8% RS

Crisp on the palate with notes of raspberries, strawberries, cherry, red plum, almonds, tea, and minerals. A lingering finish of biscotti, toasted almonds, cedar, and orange peel.

12% ABV.

$10 per bottle.

WineryEscapades.Com scoring on the American Wine Society 20 point scale.

Appearance: 3

Aroma: 3

Taste: 4

Aftertaste: 2

Impression: 1.5

Total: 13.5

Bronze medal worthy

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Rosè Malbec – Cuvelier Los Andes

Our wine tonight is the 2017 Rosè Malbec from Cuvelier Los Andes in Mendoza Argentina.

Nose of ripe red berries

Flavor notes of strawberry, passion fruit, and over ripe red plum. Lingering finish.

100% Malbec.

Off-Dry

Direct Press Rosè

Winery Escapade scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale.

Appearance: 3 Aroma: 4 Taste: 5 Aftertaste: 3 Impression: 2

Total: 17 – Silver Medal worthy

12.5% ABV

Priced at $20 bottle.

Cranberry Malbec – Old Rock Quarry Winery

Our wine tonight is the Cranberry Malbec from Old Rock Quarry Winery just off I-26 in Enoree, South Carolina.

Beautiful light cranberry color, nose more of black cherry. Flavor notes of cranberries , blackberries, and black cherries.

Visiting this small rural craft winery is like visiting old friends and hanging out in their backyard drinking homemade wine!

Moonstruck – Sweet Home Carolina

Our wine tonight, pi day 2018, is the 2014 Moonstruck from Sweet Home Carolina Vineyard and Winery. Moonstruck is a bold, flavorful, dry Malbec. The label features a waterfall scene originally captured on canvas by the wineries own artist/winemaker Lyn Layton-Koren. Sweet Home Carolina is small boutique winery in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley. #NCWine

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