Cali vs. Argentina Malbec Showdown!

Pettyjohn’s- Boulder’s Local Craft Beer, Wine, and Liquor Store Since 1969


Four more Malbecs to differentiate. Get your palette ready, this week we’ll taste California vs. Argentina. Compete to take home the champion and taste 16 Malbecs side by side week by week and we’ll once again crown the crème de la crème! Join us for this super-exciting time of year- it’s utter MADNESS!
5-7pm, every Friday, at Pettyjohn’s!


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Black’s Station Malbec 2017- REG $10.99 SALE $8.99

Our 2017 Yolo County Malbec has pronounced aromas of saddle leather and mocha and big explosive flavors of blueberry, cranberry and boysenberry jam. A good grip of tannins balances the rich, dense weight of the wine. This is a substantial Malbec that is mouth-filling and opulent.

Whiplash Malbec 2015- REG. $12.99 SALE $10.99

An exuberant wine of bold character and unbridled spirit, this medium bodied wine leads with soft tannins that grip the front palate, smooth, rounded finish and earthy aromas with lots of spice and pepper on the nose, with minerality, black cherry, fig, blueberry, plum-juicy fruity notes in the mouth. This is a great table wine and will pair well with spiced meats and BBQ.


La Madrid Single Vineyard 2017- REG $16.99 SALE $13.99

Deep ruby red color. Spicy aromas combined with fresh plums and cherries. In the mouth, sweet velvety tannins are well balanced with the acidity.
In spite of its youth this well-structured wine is already attractive and very harmonious. I love the effusive cherry and blueberry fruit. Drink now. 91 pts- James Suckling (kind of a big deal)

DiamAndes Malbec 2014- REG. $21.99 SALE $16.49

The Bodega DiamAndes is a single estate nestled in the foothills of the Andes Mountain, at an altitude of 1,100 meters. The vineyard is located in the heart of the Uco valley, one of the best quality vineyard areas in. Bodega DiamAndes has gained international recognition across the world, and is increasingly appreciated for its excellent quality and value for money. The fabulous terroir and the ideal climate, combined with expertise and experience, has resulted in the outstandingly long-living wines.
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