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    Acclaim

    89 Points2014 VintageWine SpectatorDecember 31, 2016
    89 Points, By-The-Glass Value2013 VintageThe Tasting PanelAnthony Dias BlueFebruary 1, 2015

    “Ripe and lush with juicy plum and berries, bright and fresh with a long, rich style; balanced and tangy.” - Anthony Dias Blue


    tasting notes

    Aromas of vanilla infused strawberry jam lead to hints of cocoa powder fill the nose with flavors of strawberry, pomegranate, cranberry, raspberry and hibiscus on the palate. Lightly toasted oak gradually emerges leading to a structured and lingering finish.

    winemaking notes

    • Vintage: 2015
    • Varietal Blend: 82% Merlot, 10% Syrah, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Appellation: 64% Horse Heaven Hills, 35% Yakima Valley
    • Alcohol: 13.9%
    • TA: 4.75 g/L
    • pH: 3.85
    • Fining: Bentonite, Gelatin
    • Yeast: Andante
    • Oak/Stainless Details: 70% American Oak, 30% French
    • Aged: 7 months