Given the status of Top Value and Top Rank, Stonehaven's 2022 Stepping Stone Malbec is a winner by all accounts.
"Inky black core, just fading slightly to deep purple at the rim. Blackberry, drying beef and mint leaf aromas. Big and intense on entry with black fruits, bitumen, anise and mint all exploding across the palate. That exuberance and intensity is well matched to prodigious tannins that work hard to taper and drive the flow long and dry the finish. Loads of wine here at a great price. Best served with rich protein..."
Reviewed by Stuart Knox and given a score of 92 points, this wine is delicious and perfect for any occasion. Don't just listen to us, the experts agree!
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