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.
Varietal Blend: 44% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Syrah, 4% Grenache, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 5% various
Appellation: Columbia Valley
TA: 7 g/l
RS: 0.05% g/l
Vineyards: Canyon Vineyard Ranch, Mirage, Frenchman Hills, Blackrock, Doval, A&R, Alder Ridge
Oak: French and American Oak (20% new)
Aging: 17 months
Yeast: Premier Cuvee, Pasteur Red
Harvest Dates: October - November 2012
Bottling Date: May 3-5, 2014