Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 272,412 strong:

Register Today!
Ad

Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2014 Wine Review

Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2014

Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2014

Mendoza, Argentina

Community Score:83/100

Community Reviews: 3

  Add My Review


Price: $12.95

NOW $11.45!

(EXPIRES December 1, 2019)

Drink: 2014-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Norton

Agent: PMA Canada Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 84/100

Charred, roasted black fruit on the nose and palate with loads of oak and smoke from oak aging. Full-bodied and fairly smooth. Pair with grilled meats.

Complete Cheese Pizza Wine

This Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2014 was reviewed on October 26, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2013  2015  2008  2018 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 205351
  • $9.13 
  • 1,491 bottles
StoreStock    
39th & Cambie84 Add
Courtenay53 Add
Kamloops Columbia Place51 Add
Caulfeild39 Add
Victoria Westshore35 Add
See More Edit

Reviews and Ratings

Trevor Sabourin - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 82/100 with the following review:

This is pretty well all smoky oak and mocha on the nose, with a touch of cooked black fruit and licorice. Shows a bit more jammy dark plums and blackberry on the palate, but the smoke/toast/mocha takes over again. Heavy and somewhat cloying overall.
The Malbec grapes comes from vines 15 years or older and the wine is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.

If you liked the Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2014, you might also like these wines:

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

ViƱa Arana Red Wine
2011,
Rioja D.O.C.A. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 272,412 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award