Notes of coffee, cedar, and tobacco. The amount of obsidian and minerality in the soils make this wine very earthy, showing all of terrior of the Red Hills AVA of Lake County. It pairs well with roasted lamb, flank steak tacos, and mushroom stuffed peppers.
Malbec, one of the six varietals allowed in red Bordeaux wines, is dark in color with robust tannins. Found mainly in Southern France and Argentina, Malbec makes for wines that are inky in color and express plump, juicy fruit aromas, dark fruit flavors, and a smooth chocolaty finish.