A fruitier, high-alcohol malbec than you might be used to. This juicy, bold red is earthy with ripe black cherry, fragrant raspberry, cedar and plum. Supple tannins with a fruity yet still dry finish.4 stars out of 5. Sweetness=1 out of 10 (dry to sweet). $18
Taylor is a self-proclaimed Southern foodie, turned Californian food, wine, and gardening hipster.