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2017 Limited Release Malbec

The 2017 Malbec was crafted from vineyards including Indian Wells (48%), Canoe Ridge Estate (34%) and Lawrence Vineyards (18%). This year’s Malbecs are on the pure, almost elegant side. Sublime flavors of black cherry and spice intertwine with a delicate, pure fruit finish.

Tasting Notes

The 2017 Malbec was crafted from vineyards including Indian Wells (48%), Canoe Ridge Estate (34%) and Lawrence Vineyards (18%). This year’s Malbecs are on the pure, almost elegant side. Sublime flavors of black cherry and spice intertwine with a delicate, pure fruit finish.

WINE ANALYSIS

Blend:
99% Malbec, 1% other complementary varietals
Aging:
Frequent airative racking takes place during barrel aging to soften tannins and enhance mouthfeel. Aged 21 months in a combination of 48% New French and 6% New American Oak.
Alcohol:
14.5%
TA:
0.55 g/100mL
F:
Daily gentle pumpovers were used to extract optimal flavor and color and minimize harsh tannins.

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WINE ORDERS

Please allow up to 3 business days for your order to be charged and processed, plus the estimated shipping time frame for the shipping method chosen.

DELIVERY

Delivery is available within the United States only at this time. For specific state delivery inquiries please contact our concierge or visit our shipping policy page.

Our Promise

At Chateau Ste. Michelle, we are just as devoted to superior customer service as we are to producing quality wines. Whether you're shopping with us online, by phone or at our wine shop, you can count on our helpful Concierge team to answer any questions you might have along the way.

Shipping & Service

We cannot ship to these states due to restrictions.
Below are the states we can ship to, as noted in green.
  • Alaska
  • Arizona(12 cases/year)
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut(25 bottles/62 days)
  • District of Columbia(1 case/month)
  • Florida(permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • Georgia(12 cases/year)
  • Hawaii(6 cases/year)
  • Idaho(24 cases/year)
  • Illinois(12 cases/year)
  • Iowa
  • Kansas(12 cases/year)
  • Maine(12 cases/year - no products under 750mL)
  • Maryland(18 cases/household/year)
  • Massachusetts(12 cases/year)
  • Minnesota(2 cases/year)
  • Missouri(2 cases/month)
  • Montana(18 cases/year)
  • Nebraska(12 cases/year)
  • Nevada(12 cases/year)
  • New Hampshire(12 cases/year - permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • New Mexico(2 cases/month)
  • New York(36 cases/year - permitted only to certain wet areas)
  • North Carolina(2 cases/month)
  • North Dakota(3 cases/month)
  • Oregon(5 cases/month)
  • Pennsylvania(36 cases/year)
  • South Carolina(2 cases/month)
  • South Dakota(12 cases/year - limited products available)
  • Tennessee(1 case/month - up to 3 cases/year)
  • Texas(45 bottles/month - up to 181 bottles/year)
  • Vermont(12 cases/year)
  • Virginia(2 cases/month)
  • Washington
  • West Virginia(2 cases/month)
  • Wisconsin(12 cases/year)

To ensure weather temperature variances do not impact the quality of your wine, orders are shipped Mon-Wed for ground and 2-day, and Mon-Thu for overnight. Contact us in advance for orders that need to go out the same day. Adult signature required. LEARN MORE