Aridus Wine Company Limited Production Malbec 2019, Arizona




Deep purple in color with a wide purplish rim.

Strong fruity nose with blueberries, wild flowers, spices, black plums, black cherries, light tobacco leaf, black pepper, milk chocolates and light earth.

Medium plus in body with medium acidity and nice legs.

Dry on the palate with cherries, raspberries, cooked plums, light wood, spices, coffee, milk chocolates, light vegetables, herbs and peppercorn.

Medium finish with soft tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a very interesting red wine from Arizona. Very tangy with lots of red berries on the palate. I really liked the nose here. Interesting and complex.

This Malbec does not taste like any Malbec I’ve had before. Feels like a California Merlot based Bordeaux blend.

Needs time to open up. I gave it 2 hours, but I’m not sure it was enough.

Feels a little young, and would be interesting to revisit it in 3 years.

I paired it with a few different Brie cheeses and crackers.

13.6% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$36.

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