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Coyote Bowl Malbec

Oliver

Cellar Door Price $75.00

Malbec 100.0%
Alcohol 14.5%
Drinking Start Year 2014
Drinking End Year 2020

Inky Black in colour, this wine has a staggeringly complex array of aromas from boysenberry, black cherry, and cassis through to graphite, iodine and a mélange of herbs. In searching for descriptors, it is sometimes difficult other than to say it is a quintessential expression of Okanagan Malbec, which itself is unique in the wine world.

Growing Conditions

Winemakers Notes: The 2011 growing season got off to a slow start, and showed near record low growing degree days. However, the saving grace was a warm, long fall allowed for fantastic flavour development.

Winemaking

The wine was kept on skins for 14 days before being pressed off and transferred into French Oak barriques. 25% new French oak, tightest grain, 20 months.


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