Wednesday, February 5, 2014

2012 Kirkland Signature Malbec arrives in Costco Wine dept.

Every year, Costco brings out a new version of the Kirkland Signature Malbec.  The 2012 Malbec from Mendozza Argentina arrived a week ago.  The wine, from the foothills of the Andes Mountains, was aged 12 months in oak and has 13.5% A.C.

This malbec is young and much lighter than the Norton Reserve Malbec that I reviewed last year.  This wine is smooth and fruity, showing a nice balance between fruit and oak.  I really like this malbec more than last years version due to the softer finish.

Many bloggers thought that last year's version was a great value.  At $6.99, the latest release is even better.  I expect the wine to be available for the next few weeks.

SC Wine Joe rating
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