This wine has aromas of black cherries, raspberries, plum and spices with a touch of oak. The layers of silky red and black fruit are framed with seamless tannins and a long beautiful finish.
88% Merlot - Seven Hills Vineyard, Walla Walla Valley; Canoe Ridge Vineyard and Preston Vineyard, Columbia Valley
12% Cabernet Sauvignon - Pepper Bridge Vineyard, Walla Walla Valley; Candy Mountain Vineyard, Columbia Valley
TA 0.59 g/100mL
Alcohol 13.6% By Volume
Small open top stainless steel tanks. Inoculated with a Saccharomyces cerevisiae species after cold soaking. The cap was punched down two times per day. The wine was transferred to American oak barrels to complete fermentation.
100% American oak barrels
September 1, 2006