(1998 Vintage) The 1998 Malbec is medium deep ruby with a purple edge. The nose is reminiscent of dense blueberry pancakes with a light dusting of "Swiss Miss" chocolate powder. Aromatic touches of plums and prunes support with slight hints of tobacco and tar. Good complexity and depth with lots of "stuffing". Strong flavors of blueberry fruit are supported by dusty plum and hints of soy. Medium bodied with a soft velvety structure and lingering finish, this Malbec exhibits the forward fruit and structure that ...
Wine AdvocateRating: 87/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 79 on Feb-92
Wine SpectatorRating: 79/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/93