Coyote Canyon Winery       http://coyotecanyonwinery.com

2008 G W Smith Malbec

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Tasting Notes

Jammy blackberries and plums characterize this unique reserve.  Moderate tannins lend themselves to hints of mocha and leather.  Pair with red meats, spicy Cajun or Mexican dishes.

Winemaker’s Notes

The full flavored grapes that made this wine were handpicked at optimum ripeness, then sorted and crushed.  Fermented in one ton bins, this handcrafted wine aged for 15 months in French and American Oak Barrels.

50% French and 50% American Oak Barrels
Alcohol by Volume:  14.8%

Vineyard Notes

Vineyard Source:  Coyote Canyon Vineyard:  Horse Heaven Hills AVA
Cases Produced:  53

Awards

2011 Spring Wine Press Northwest: Excellent                                                                                                                                                                                   
2010 Denver International Wine Competition - Silver
90 Points - Robert Parker Wine Advocate