Best Buy2013 VintageWine EnthusiastJuly 1, 2015
Best Buy2012 VintageWine EnthusiastNovember 1, 2014
88 Points - Recommended2010 VintageWine SpectatorHarvey SteimanDecember 31, 2013
"Currant and blackberry fruit push through the firm tannins."
Recommended2010 VintageSante MagazineNovember 1, 2013
89 Points2010 VintageTasting Panel MagazineAnthony Dias BlueJune 1, 2013
Recommended - Great Bargain2010 VintageSan Francisco ExaminerPamela BuschJanuary 24, 2013"Though located in the Yakima Valley, this intro-level cabernet sauvignon is sourced from Columbia Valley fruit. A mouthful with ripe tannins, blackberries and a tinge of red peppers, it outshines many cabs at higher price points. Suggested retail: $15"
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This bold, rich Cabernet Sauvignon offers well-developed aromatics and flavors of raspberry, pomegranate, and leather. Suave, palate-coating tannins are balanced by bright acids, and the wine finishes with hints of sweet vanilla and red floral notes.
- Vintage: 2015
- Varietal Blend: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot
- Appellation: Columbia Valley
- Vineyards: Goose Ridge, Wallula, Canyon Vineyard Ranch
- TA: 5.08 g/L
- pH: 3.85
- Alcohol: 13.7%
- ML: 100%
- Aged: 11 Months
- Fining: None
- Yeast: Premier Cuvee
- Oak: 20% mix of American Oak and French Oak
- Harvest Date: 09/12 - 11/29/2015
- Bottled: December 2015