"We harvest different altitudes in the vineyards at different times. We also leave single rows unpicked, so we can evaluate them to determine if picking later than we did would have been better."
-Susana Balbo, Dominio del Plata
From the article "Varietal Focus: Malbec," page 30 in the August issue of WBM. The August issue will be hitting mailboxes soon or can be found online here on August 1.
Read more about what editor Cyril Penn has to say about Malbec here.
Past Varietal Focuses include:
Varietal Focus: Cabernet Sauvignon (Jan 2013)
Varietal Focus: Zinfandel (Sept 2012)
Varietal Focus: Chardonnay (Jan 2012)
Varietal Focus: Pinot Noir (Sept 2011)
Varietal Focus: Syrah (Feb 2011)