Bodega Norton 2015 Barrel Select Malbec
ON $12.95 (400556)
The back label reports this value priced Malbec is made with hand picked fruit and half of the blend is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. Impressive stats for a sub-$15 red wine of this volume — roughly four million cases each vintage, according to Chief Winemaker David Bonomi. This is an easy-to-appreciate dry red wine that makes the most of its juicy fruit character. Its fresh flavours, soft texture and medium-body make it a simple and enjoyable wine that’s appealing when served with or without a meal.