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    Acclaim

    91 Points2017 VintageJames SucklingJune 3, 2020
    93 points 2015 VintageJamesSuckling.comJames SucklingMay 1, 2018
    Gold2014 VintageSan Francisco Chronicle Wine CompetitionJanuary 17, 2017
    90 points2013 VintageWine SpectatorHarvey SteimanDecember 31, 2016

    Polished, with a swarm of velvety tannins around a lively core of red plum, rhubarb and spice flavors, lingering with presence and persistence.


    Best of Class2013 VintageSan Francisco Chronicle Wine CompetitionDecember 31, 2016
    90 Points2012 VintageWine EnthusiastSeptember 1, 2015
    90 Points2012 VintageThe Tasting PanelAnthony Dias BlueJuly 1, 2015

    tasting notes

    Savory and earthy aromas of cedar and forest floor lead to flavors of French roast coffee, anise and cherry compote. Bold tannins are beautifully integrated with the French oak, leaving a finish of licorice, sage brush and baking chocolate.

    winemaking notes

    • Vintage: 2017
    • Appellation: Columbia Valley
    • Grape Source: Browne Estate Vineyard, Skyfall, Mirage Vineyard
    • Varietal Blend: 97% Cabernet Franc, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon
    • Harvest Date: Oct. 10 - 11, 2017
    • Aged: 21 months
    • Oak: 40% New French Oak
    • TA: 5.0 g/l
    • pH: 3.79
    • Alcohol: 13.96%