Full Review

High Lonesome Vineyard

High Lonesome Vineyard
2017 Malbec, Willcox

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Malbec

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.9% RS: <1%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$29

High Lonesome Vineyard
2017 Malbec, Willcox

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Malbec

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.9% RS: <1%
Garnet color. Aromas and flavors of fresh raspberry compote, dried apricot, pickled watermelon, latte, and pistachio nougat with a bright, dryish full body and a brisk finish. An explosively fruity Malbec with vivid berry notes.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: fresh raspberry compote, dried apricot, pickled watermelon, latte, and pistachio nougat
Taste Flavor: fresh raspberry compote, dried apricot, pickled watermelon, latte, and pistachio nougat
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An explosively fruity Malbec with vivid berry notes.

The Producer

High Lonesome Vineyard

The Producer
PO Box 1699
Tombstone, AZ 85638
USA

Their Portfolio

Malbec

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Serve in a Cabernet Wine Glass
While Malbec is historically known as a red Bordeaux variety, it is Argentina that has given this grape its new found popularity. Bright purple in color with ripe plum and black cherry fruit with moderate acidity, Malbec from Argentina has become the people’s choice among moderately priced red wines ($12-$16 a bottle in domestic markets).

Along with the plum and black cherry flavors, there are notes of pepper, black spice, and, in a few examples, a note of tobacco. Most versions from Argentina are made for consumption upon release or within the first two years after the vintage date; however, a few producers make long-lived offerings of Malbec from older vineyards that retail for $40 or more.

Malbec can work with a humble array of foods such as empanadas, hamburgers or grilled chicken or even roast meats or lighter game.