Odonata Wines 2017 Malbec, Pedregal Vineyard, San Benito County
Vineyard: Pedregal Vineyard Aging: 18 mo in 30% New French Oak, 70% seasoned Hungarian Oak. Production: Unfined, minimal sulfur added. Alc: 13.6% Tasting notes: Blueberry and plum are the prominent fruit component, which is met with hints of wet gravel, hibiscus tea, and smoke. The palate is dense, and has firm tannins. Also present is vanilla, and pretty blue purple fruit. This Malbec has a very lengthy finish, and is a very serious wine that has potential to age gracefully. Pairing: Juicy meats and grilled veggies.