A nice choice for as low as $8. We review the latest vintage of the Tilia Malbec, available widely including many Trader Joe's locations.
From the bottle:
People enrich the land and we enrich our people. We support our community with an array of programs to ensure that we all thrive as one.
Our roots, like our traditions, are robust and deep. They descend far into the soil to access glaciar water from the ancestral irrigation canals.
Thriving on Biodiversity
We preserve and nurture plants, insects, and animals so that our vineyards can adapt to a changing environment.
A reverence for traditional farming practices has shielded our ungrafted vineyards from harsh interventions, sustaining the land for generations to come.
Tilia wines reflect our values: honor tradition, support the community, and respect nature.
Produced and Bottled By Tilia
Wow, it's been ten vintages since we last reviewed this wine! Let's see if it still offers the same value it once did.
The 2021 Tilia Malbec opens with a pleasing aroma of ripe plum, black cherry and some herbal notes.
Tasting the medium-bodied wine reveals it to be smooth and soft. It's not very complex and a bit sweet but also quite easy to drink. It features similar flavors to the nose with some added black pepper and other spice. This would make a nice, inexpensive burger wine.
It ends dry with decent length and is a bit grippy with some juicy fruit under the lingering oaky spice. It wasn't quite as good on day 2, so pop it open with a friend and finish off the bottle on day 1.
2021 Tilia Malbec
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