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Asmundson Family Vineyards
21 months in oak
July 6th, 2016
With a deep, inky color and dark fruit flavors with hints of vanilla, nutmeg and almond essence, this Arizona Malbec captures the natural beauty of the state it represents. It is a clear, medium purple wine with intense flavors of fresh herbs, blueberries, raspberries and lavender. The flavor begins with a pop of raspberry, and then skews darker for a chickory and cocoa finish.
This fruit was sourced from Asmundson Family Vineyards in Cochise County, Arizona on October 6st, 2014 at 26° Brix. It was then inoculated with D21 yeast and fermentation lasted 8 days, after which it went into barrel until July 6th, 2016 when it was bottled. This is a 95% Malbec blended with 5% Syrah that were delivered from Asmundson Family Vineyards on the same day.