This is an interesting wine.  Apparently, they hard press the must from their Grenache based Rose wine to get more juice.  Typically, this is a tannic, more colorful juice but lacking some of the stuffing and nuances.  Then Malbec is added back to the wine presumably to give it more freshness and character.  In any event, the resulting wine is quite interesting and at $16, a very nice value.  It is made from organically grown grapes.  It has a very deep ruby color to it almost, but not quite opaque.  On the nose, this has dark cherries, a slight bubble gum note, and cherry juice.  A bit lighter.  More intense on the palate, with sour cherries, plums and spice.  This makes easy drinking and works well with a variety of foods.  Overall, it drinks light with good energy and would be a crowd pleaser at picnics and barbecues.  

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
88
Vintage: 
2017

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