2018 Three Rivers Summit View Vineyard Malbec, Walla Walla Valley
Dark berry aromatics lead to juicy flavors of sweet salal berry, cola and a hint of slate. This robust and structured wine leads to a dusty finish with dense, layered tannins.
A mild wet winter led to a cool wet spring. With bud break at a near normal pace, we headed into June with yet more rain. July and August really heated up with temperatures over 100°F and smoky skies. September revealed ideal conditions for a beautiful uneventful harvest.
100% Summit View Vineyard Malbec
Walla Walla Valley
Summit View Vineyard
17 months in 67% new French oak
March 16, 2020
Summit View Vineyard was developed in 2009 on 140 acres of hillside above Seven Hills Vineyard. The vineyard sits atop of the SeVein Property, in the Southwest corner of the Walla Walla Valley AVA, on a north slope aspect, at an elevation of 1200’.