Malaga Springs Winery 2010 Sangiovese, Washington, $29

By on May 28, 2014

malaga-springs-winery-sangiovese-2010Wenatchee Valley winemaker Al Mathews graduated from Oregon State University with a microbiology degree, and he’s been making wine before he built a career as a contractor. While he bottles a tasty pink from this Italian variety, he also offers this well-structured Sangiovese that carries aromas cherry, rose petal, crushed walnut and dusty oregano. The foundation of the drink is one of black cherry and dark strawberry with sandy frontal tannins and a steady push of pomegranate acidity for length.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 50 cases

Alcohol: 13.3%

Winery website

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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