2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Walla Walla Valley
Anna Marie and McClellan Estate Vineyards
Small open top stainless steel tanks. The cap was punched down three times per day. Free run juice was transferred to French oak barrels to complete fermentation.
24 months in French oak barrels, 50% new
This expressive, deep ruby wine is brimming with complex aromas and flavors. Brambly blue and black fruit with notes of peppermint and tobacco leaf lead to dried fig, licorice, and toffee. With time, intense caramel and cigar box aromas emerge. Velvety smooth flavors of cassis and red cherry are enhanced by dark, braised meat influences. Full bodied and robust with harmonious acidity, each sip coats the palate and leads to a persistent finish. Enjoy!
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92 Points & Year’s Best US Cabernets – Wine & Spirits
90 Points – Wine Advocate