2009 Colome Malbec Wine(5 out of 5)

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ImageLeave it to John M. to find me this beauty. If you’re on a budget(for the record, I am), this is a wine you would save for celebration. Or in my case, you have a wonderful friend who enjoys introducing you to wines you cannot afford, and asking your honest opinion of it. Or not minding if you use this  wine tasting for a blog post. 🙂  I have not much been in the wine, or anything, as of late-too much going on. However, I am beyond glad to review this for those who might enjoy a new, exciting Malbec. 

Well, it’s not exactly new. It’s new to me, so I guess that counts for something. It’s a 2009 Argentinian Malbec. This is a vineyard that doesn’t have many wines offerings, at least to my limited knowledge. I had never heard of them until this introduction. I’m glad I got to try this wine. It is out of this world. No doubt when I do a wrap-up at year’s end, this will be in my top 10 of discoveries. 

This is a mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petit Verdot, and Tannat(my first run-in with that in any of the wines I’ve tried. I liked!). It’s a gorgeous purple color- the first sniff of the wine after it’s uncorked is spicy fruit. A hour later, fragrance is still strong and vivacious. That usually bodes well, espicially in a red. Taste? Holy hell, is it fantastic! Blackberries, raspberries, maybe licorice and espresso?(hard to detect, there’s so much flavor going on at once), some spice, but not overwhelming. The taste doesn’t disintegrate at all. The acidity is evenly balanced. The finish is equal to the overall balance of the wine itself. All in all, a great overall Malbec. I hadn’t had a great Malbec in years, so this hit the spot. It usually retails between $13.99-$21.99, depending on where you purchase it. Definitely worth the price. 

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