2012 Al's Run Red Blend

2012 Al's Run Red Blend

Tasting Notes

Fresh tobacco and leathery aromatics introduce fruit flavors of raspberry and cherry. On the finish, a rounded mouth feel of silky smooth tannins, lingering oak and whisky lactones make it an ideal food-paired wine. 

*A portion of the proceeds from this wine purchase will be donated to the Pacific Northwest Salmon Center.

Winemaking Notes

Varietal Blend: 44% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Syrah, 4% Grenache, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 5% various

Appellation: Columbia Valley

pH: 3.72

TA: 7 g/l

RS: 0.05% g/l

Alcohol: 13.70%

Vineyards: Canyon Vineyard Ranch, Mirage, Frenchman Hills, Blackrock, Doval, A&R, Alder Ridge

Oak: French and American Oak (20% new)

Fining: None

Aging: 17 months

Malolactic: 100%

Yeast: Premier Cuvee, Pasteur Red

Harvest Dates: October - November 2012

Bottling Date: May 3-5, 2014