Wine Review – Château Croze de Pys Prestige Malbec

Château Croze de Pys Prestige Malbec 2010 Cahors Wine BottleBig, bold, BBQ-ready…

Name: Prestige Malbec

Vintage: 2010

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

Value: 3/5

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