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“All Ojai Alisal wines are made exclusively with grapes from vineyards farmed by hand in Upper Ojai, CA.”
 

MALBEC

Our classic Malbec! Aromas of black cherry, red fruit and a hint of pepper on the nose. Flavors of plum, cherry and blackberries with spicy overtones round out this full-bodied wine.

  • COMPOSITION: 90% Malbec, 10% Syrah
  • HARVEST: September 4, 2017
  • AGING: 18 months in neutral and medium toast French oak barrels
  • ALCOHOL: 15.7%
  • BOTTLING: July 13, 2019
  • PRODUCTION: 51 cases
SILVER MEDALSan Francisco Chronicle
2020
San Francisco Chronicle - Wine Competition

A robust full-bodied rich and earthy red this Malbec shows blackberries, leather and pepper on the nose with flavors of dark berry jam, chocolate, and coffee on the palate.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Malbec
  • HARVEST: September 27, 2016
  • AGING: 21 months in medium toast new French oak
  • ALCOHOL: 15.0%
  • BOTTLING: June 23, 2018
  • PRODUCTION: 46 cases
SILVER MEDALSan Francisco Chronicle
2019
San Francisco Chronicle - Wine Competition

This full-bodied red brings black cherry, red fruit and a hint of pepper on the nose, and flavors of jam, chocolate, coffee and a hint of cream on the palate.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Malbec
  • HARVEST: September 19, 2015
  • AGING: 21 months in neutral and medium toast French oak barrels
  • ALCOHOL: 14.7%
  • BOTTLING: June 24, 2017
  • PRODUCTION: 23 cases

This big ruby-red, full-bodied Malbec brings black cherry, red fruit and a hint of pepper on the nose, and great smoky flavors of cherry, blackberry, tobacco, and vanilla.

  • COMPOSITION: 100% Malbec
  • HARVEST: September 12, 2014
  • AGING: 18 months in neutral and medium toast French oak barrels
  • ALCOHOL: 14.8%
  • BOTTLING: May 14, 2016
  • PRODUCTION: 47 cases - sold out.
    Library bottles available, please email sales@OjaiAlisal.com for pricing.

Like the 2012, a gutsy, dark red with black cherry, red fruit and a hint of pepper on the nose. Flavors of plum, cherry and blackberries with spicy overtones round out this full-bodied wine.

  • COMPOSITION: 95.5% Malbec, 4.5% Syrah
  • HARVEST: August 12, 2013
  • AGING: 18 months in medium toast French oak barrels
  • ALCOHOL: 14.8%
  • BOTTLING: May 7, 2015
  • PRODUCTION: 58 cases
SILVER MEDAL - 2016

A gutsy, dark red with dark cherry, red fruit and a hint of pepper on the nose. Flavors of plum, cherry and blackberries with spicy overtones round out this full bodied wine.

  • COMPOSITION: 83% Malbec, 10% Syrah, 7% Grenache
  • HARVEST: September 5, 2012
  • AGING: 18 months in medium toast oak barrels
  • ALCOHOL: 14.6%
  • BOTTLING: March 15, 2014
  • PRODUCTION: 12 cases - sold out
SILVER MEDAL - 2015