Martellotto

Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara County Malbec

8.83 ratings
8.92 pro ratings
Santa Barbara County, Central Coast, California, USA
Malbec
Tomato-Based, Beef, Potato, Venison, White Rice, Pork, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Mushrooms, Pasta, Hard Cheese, Lamb, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
"Odedi"

This is a very tasty Malbec from Santa Barbara County.

Deep purple in color.

Fruit forward and dry with medium acidity and a tangy finish.

Showing black fruits with chocolates, oak, light vanilla, vegetables, tobacco, spices and peppercorn. Tasty and interesting.

Easy drinking and spicy.

Good by itself or with food. I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

14% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

This is a very tasty Malbec from Santa Barbara County.

Deep purple in color.

Fruit forward and dry with medium acidity and a tangy finish.

Showing black fruits with chocolates, oak, light vanilla, vegetables, tobacco, spices and peppercorn. Tasty and interesting.

Easy drinking and spicy.

Good by itself or with food. I paired it with a charcuterie board of meats and cheeses.

14% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

Oct 19th, 2019
"Odedi"

Deep purple in color with a short purple rim.

Strong nose of black plums, blackberries, black currants, black cherries, earth, spices, vanilla, wood, vegetables, peppercorn, earth, tobacco, chocolates and pencil lead.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, plums, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, cloves, light barnyard, herbs, spices, dark chocolates, coffee and peppercorn.

Medium plus on the finish with soft tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a nice Malbec from Happy Canyon in California. Showing mild complexity with a nice mouthfeel.

A good everyday wine, with nice balance and a tangy finish.

Good by itself or with food. Better after sometime in a decanter. I let it open up for 2.5 hours.

I paired it with a cheese plate and crackers.

A blend of 80% Malbec and 20% Petit Verdot. Aged for 10 months in French and American oak barrels (10% new).

14% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$40.

Deep purple in color with a short purple rim.

Strong nose of black plums, blackberries, black currants, black cherries, earth, spices, vanilla, wood, vegetables, peppercorn, earth, tobacco, chocolates and pencil lead.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with blackberries, plums, cherries, currants, oak, vanilla, licorice, cloves, light barnyard, herbs, spices, dark chocolates, coffee and peppercorn.

Medium plus on the finish with soft tannins and tangy cranberries.

This is a nice Malbec from Happy Canyon in California. Showing mild complexity with a nice mouthfeel.

A good everyday wine, with nice balance and a tangy finish.

Good by itself or with food. Better after sometime in a decanter. I let it open up for 2.5 hours.

I paired it with a cheese plate and crackers.

A blend of 80% Malbec and 20% Petit Verdot. Aged for 10 months in French and American oak barrels (10% new).

14% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$40.

Aug 28th, 2019
Ed Martin

Ed had this a year ago

Ed had this a year ago

Dec 25th, 2018