2005 En Tiempo Malbec
California: Monterey County
Don't Cry for Me
Highly recommended, today’s budget-friendly 2005 En Tiempo Malbec really took us by surprise. This wine delivers so much - at such an affordable price that we sugest that you stock up. Fantastically food-friendly, juicy and approachable, this is a wine that any red wine lover will enjoy.
While this easy-drinking wine doesn’t take itself too seriously, it does have an elegant, serious side. With just the right amount of supple tannin and bright acids, this well-balanced, delicious wine is an easy choice for a fun or fine meal, or for entertaining that won’t break the bank. Stock up on this wonderful wine and keep some around for your richer Holiday foods.
Pair this palate-refreshing wine with a pot roast, grilled steak or a pepper seared pork loin.
Darkest garnet hues, with a darker, slightly opaque heart. At the edges, a ring of dark coral rings the wine. After spinning, the wine short, chubby legs move very slowly down the glass.
Dark and lush, with pronounced black cherry and woodsy spiced blackberry out in front. These are layered atop dark plum, smoky blueberry, cassis, hardwood bark, dried meats, raspberry jam and sweet spice.
Bright and sweet, with Bing cherry, raspberry and young strawberry in the lead. These are quickly followed by dried rose petals, blackberry juice, red plum skin, subtle sweet spice and a hint of white pepper.
Ultra long, led by sweet and tart red fruit flavors. These yield, very gradually, to sweet, dark, earthy spice, dried flower petals, flinty minerals and a lovely touch of white pepper that is felt along the gumline.