2013 Hunt & Gather Red Wine

Appellation

Walla Walla Valley

Vineyard

Syrah, Funk Estate Vineyard
Cabernet Sauvignon, McClellan Vineyard

Fermentation

Small open top stainless steel fermenters. The cap was punched down three times per day by hand. Free run juice was transferred to French oak barrels to complete fermentation.

Aging

17 months in French oak barrels, 50% new

Tasting Notes

True to its name, the 2013 Hunt and Gather evokes the pleasure of a walk in the woods. Syrah from the Funk Estate lends characteristic aromas of warm river stones, meaty olives, and bramble. Notes of dark chocolate and cassis are complemented by warm, oak-spiced vanilla. Freshly roasted coffee, blue fruit, and bright cherry bound across the palate. A cashmere mouthfeel is becoming a hallmark of this blend, and this vintage’s smooth texture leads to a smoky, memorable finish. Enjoy with anything cooked over a campfire.

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