Aromas: Violet, dried cherry, baking cocoa, dried fig, thyme, mesquite, leather, coffee, and wet asphalt.
Flavors/experience: Dry; Medium bodied; Medium-high acidity. Integrated tannin. Complex layers of blackberry, dried blueberry, sour cherry, sea brine, and black tea. A lingering finish with cayenne, smoke, and menthol.
Specifications: From the Cahors region of France, known for its Malbec wines and blends. 85% Malbec, 15% Merlot. 13.5% alcohol. Pro Tip: Best when decanted 60-90 minutes.