Ruca Malen, Malbec 2013, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
Tasting Note: Close your eyes, drink this wine and taste the color purple.
This purple-colored malbec has a nose of black fruit including black plum and cinnamon spice.
On the palate the malbec is medium-plus in tannin and acidity, the latter of which is felt on the finish.
Made from 100% malbec, this wine was aged for 12 months in oak barrels (85% French, 15% American).
Tasted: Ruca Malen Dining Room, Mendoza, Argentina
Tasting Date: January 20, 2016