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2016 Malbec
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Malbec
Appellation
Golden Mile Bench
Alcohol %
14

2016 Malbec

Only the second release of single-varietal Malbec from Culmina's Arise Bench vineyard this is a classically-styled expression of Malbec. Bursting with red cherries and baking spices with notes of cassis, black plum and violet this juicy and round wine has charm while delivering both structure and drinkability.

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SKU: 227465

"Long, ripe tannins give the wine a polished texture"

93 Points | John Schreiner


APPELLATION
Okanagan Valley

SUB-APPELLATION
Golden Mile Bench

VINEYARD SOURCE
100% Malbec from two micro-blocks on Arise Bench.

WINEMAKING
Matured for 16 months in a combination of new (17%), 1-year old (23%) and 2 plus years (60%) French oak barrels.

TASTING NOTE
The 2016 Malbec is a classic expression of this variety, showcased here from our Arise Bench vineyard, on the spectacular Golden Mile Bench.
You will find notes of Okanagan juicy red cherries and black plums. With structure and charm, this superbly rounded Malbec is soon to be a new Culmina fan-favourite.  

FOOD PAIRING
5-spice and Darjeeling tea smoked Yarrow Meadow duck breast with crisp potato rösti and braised leeks.

FULL TASTING NOTE   

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