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92 • Draxton 2011 Malbec, Alexander Valley $36.
Garnet black color. Aromas of nougat, leather and dried blackberry with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy, berry, cocoa, and spice finish with fine, dusty tannins. A great, vibrant table wine. (tasted on Feb-03-2014)
91 • Alexandria Nicole 2011 Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Malbec, Horse Heaven Hills $38.
Garnet violet black color. Interesting aromas of spiced melon, berries, and floral honey with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a tangy pomegranate, chocolate goji berry and mineral finish. Excellent complexity and subtle layers of flavor that will be great at the table. (tasted on Feb-03-2014)
89 • Shannon Ridge 2010 Betsy Vineyard, Malbec, High Valley $45. Cellar Selection.|Find-a-Wine|
Amethyst black color. Aromas of dried berries and peaches, violets, and chocolate yogurt nuts with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a mocha and roasted nut finish with tight, chewy tannins. A sturdy, attractive sipper or table wine. (tasted on Feb-03-2014)