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Black's Station Malbec 2016

The Experience

Drink When...
Staking Your Claim
Listen To...
These Arms are Snakes – Angela’s Secret
Think About...
The Wild West
Drink With...
Wild Rice and Mushroom Stuffed Peppers

The Oddbins Take

The grapes for Black's Station Malbec are grown in a little town called Zamora (no relation to the ex-QPR striker). However, back in the 1800s, this settlement was known as Black's Station. This is because the founder was named J.J Blacks and it was the 1800s, where any man could take a 4-month train journey 'west,' on arrival claim they found 13 grams of gold nearby, set up a small kiosk selling whiskey and you'd have your very own town to rule.


Things have moved on in this community from gold digging and typhoid and has been replaced with incredible winemaking. Black’s Station Malbec is testament to this, with a beautifully silken texture leading to prominent notes of blackberry cobbler and blueberry pie that give way to a touch vanilla and bittersweet chocolate on the finish.


Working with boundary pushing varieties and wine styles for the west coast of the US, this label has undoubtedly captured a piece of the frontier it was named for!

Country
USA
Region
California
Vintage
2016
Drink
Best Drunk Now & Over the Next 4 Years
Closure
Diam Cork
Bottle Size
750ml
Residual Sugar
1.2 g/l
13.9%
£14.00

£14.00

In stock

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Body
Light Full bodied
Sweetness
Dry Sweet
Grape
Malbec (79%), Tannat (11%), Petit Verdot (10%)
Oak
Suitable For Vegetarians
Suitable For Vegetarians
Suitable For Vegans
Suitable For Vegans
Black's Station Malbec 2016

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