Domaine d'Astruc Malbec 2019
For those who enjoy a European style of wine, who like some herb and black olive in their red wines, and who are not dependent upon jammy fruit, high alcohol and new oak to inspire a sense of quality, this is a jewel: light, immaculate, balanced and yet interesting, with a nuanced mix of fruits and herbs. Make no mistake, this is a dark, brooding, big wine. You just can't do much better than this, even at twice the price. The perfect BBQ wine.