Red Rock Winery Malbec 2011 Wine Review

Red Rock Winery Malbec 2011
Red Rock Winery Malbec 2011
Red Rock Winery Malbec 2011
California, USA
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 284315
Wine Type: Red Wine

Price: $16.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: 2013-2015
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Red Rock Winery
Agent: E&J Gallo Winery Canada Ltd.
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Natalie's Score: 86/100

Full-bodied and robust with black fruit, smoke, oak and a tannic grip. Mouth-watering and mouth-filling. try it with hamburgers. Malbec food pairings: grilled meats, BBQ.

This Red Rock Winery Malbec 2011 was reviewed September 12, 2013 by


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Doug McMillan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Plum, vanilla, smoke and spice, with the smoke dominating the aroma and the vanilla the taste. Decent tannins offset the fruit-forward nature.
For our 2011 Malbec, we co-fermented the Malbec grapes on Petite Syrah skins to integrate the distinct floral aromas of Malbec with the excellent tannic structure of Petite Syrah. We took great care to drain and press the wine at the optimal time to extract vivid colors and flavours without retaining any astringency. A portion of the blend received oak contact to add complex layers of vanilla and sweet aromatics. We added Petite Syrah to the Malbec early on, allowing the components of the blend to integrate seamlessly over time. As we approached bottling, we added Cabernet Sauvignon to the blend, giving this Malbec excellent structure and depth in the mid-palate.

Source: Agent (Praxis)

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