Painted Rock Estate Malbec 2016
This is the 3rd vintage of this small lot Malbec. The estate vineyard has just 1 acre of Malbec planted with 2,000 plants. Most of the Malbec is used to create the Red Icon blend. Small lots can only be made in select vintages. Aged in 30% new oak for 18 months. Juicy and layered, aromas of leather, dried fruit, ripe quince, chocolate, cherries and baking spices. The palate is juicy and concentrated with further fruit character and spices. The tannins are fine and elegant.