Big, bold, BBQ-ready…
Name: Prestige Malbec
Producer: Château Crose de Pys
Region/Country: Cahors, France
Grape Varietal(s): Malbec
Consumed: At home
Recommended By: LCBO
Cost: $17.95 CAD
Bottle Presentation: Classic, easy to read label.
Appearance: Dark ruby.
Nose: Cherries, leather, earth, ash, black currant.
Taste: Tannic, cherries, leather, green coffee espresso beans, black pepper.
Finish: Tannins, increasing alcohol, cherries, leather.
Overall Impression: A full-bodied wine that paired well with grilled steak, bringing out black pepper in its wake. This wine could easily be stored for some years still (maybe 5-10) to let it mellow a little more and evolve to the enjoyment of all.
Rating (from 70 to 100): 84/100