Heartland Wines First Release Malbec 2016

Only six barrels of this were produced.  14 months in French oak. Vegan friendly. Winemaker is the platinum status Ben Glaetzer.

Heartland Wines, First Release, Malbec, Langhorne Creek, 2016

This wine has incredible immediate appeal: Smoked ham hocks, spice nibs (primarily clove, anise), plum, bluestone/gravel, blueberry and creamy malt. Cereal, crispy corn kernels, bacon, pan jus, dried blueberries and cigar smoke. Smooth, even, refined palate with dried fruits, purple flowers and that slightly savoury, rustic meaty goodness. The long finish of gossamer tannins promote good chary protein matching drinkability. Delicious.

RRP: $50
Alc: 14.5%
Rating: 18/20

Wine sample courtesy of Heartland Wines

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