Snapshot
Vintage: 2013
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: USA
Region: Washington
Appellation: Horse Heaven Hills
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon
Varietal notes: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Merlot, and 5% Petit Verdot
Vineyard: Champoux Vineyard
Orientation: Steep, south facing slope
Soil: Mostly sandy loam
Viticulture: Practicing organic
Vinification: Primary fermentation in stainless steel tanks with malolactic fermentation in new French oak barrels
Aging: 30 months in 75% new French Oak Barrels
Production: 1995 cases
Notes: Rich layered aromatics of wild blackberries and black currant that leads into a touch offennel and cedar on the nose. Diverse and complex flavors of black cherry, blackberries, and vanilla crème brulee finishing with ripe plum that lingers on the palate. This wine has lush dusty tannins that are balanced with a nice touch of oak and sage on the finish. This is a very powerful, yet elegant Cabernet Sauvignon that you would expect from this worldclass vineyard site.