2017 Jamieson Ranch Whiplash Malbec
Jamieson Ranch Vineyards in Nappa Valley, United States, is more than just a producer of great wines. Their "Light Horse" label is a metaphor for the winery's unique program of animal therapy for wine enthusiasts, war veterans and children with disabilities. So making beautiful wines and being actively involved in society go hand-in-hand
Entering through the awesome driveway of Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, one is immediately greeted by the awe-inspiring silhouette of the legendary stallion - Whiplash. His sculpture, intense with graceful movement, hints at why this noble creature captured the hearts of everyone with its beauty. Lively, daring and independent as his name, Whiplash was a rare and elegant stallion.
This Californian Malbec from Jamieson has had 6 months aging of which 30% in French oak barrels so the wine has elegance without being a blockbuster. The Whiplash Malbec is delicious to drink now, but can also be stored. The mlabec comes across as very elegant and smells fresh and fresh aromas of black and blue berries, plum and a hint of nutmeg. On the palate the wine is full bodied, full bodied with an explosion of ripe fruit mainly berry fruit and plum.
Delicious with poultry, lamb, grilled red meat and various cheeses.
|Type of Wine
|Drinking as of
|Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Red fruit, Tannines, Full
|Barbecue, Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard, Romantisch