Concentrated, with an array of tart nectarine, candied grapefruit and melon flavors. Lively citrus acidity, vanilla and a hint of onion peel shape the finish. Drink now. 2,775 cases made. From California.
Dec. 04, 2004
VIU MANENT Malbec Colchagua Secreto 2002
88 points, $11
Tasty, jammy style, with lots of blackberry and boysenberry fruit, covered with sweet toast, vanilla bean and mocha notes. Thickly textured, but stays lively and fresh through the finish. Drink now through 2005. 2,000 cases made. From Chile. —James Molesworth