2017 Crybaby Malbec

2017 Crybaby Malbec

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I've become friends with a guy from Chile who makes barrels, he told me that the Argentinians love his barrels, so I tried 'em out.  Now I love them too!  Thanks, Alejandro!

Tasting Notes: Malbec, it takes like Malbec...

Pairing: Really good with hotdogs and fresh French fries

Grape Variety: Malbec 

Vineyard: Jagger's Rock

Vineyard Region: Keremeos

Winemaker Notes: We treated this Malbec like a king, a king crybaby that is: Small fermenters, punched down by hand, but I mixed it up with a rough split of American and French oak, can you tell?  Malbec can be a little sensitive, but it has a rough side, it reminds me of a song from a movie I saw once: "a king cry-baby with a tear in my eye, and if you mess with the king you're gonna cry, baby, cry..."

Time in Barrell: 30 months

Drink: 2019-2029

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