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2008 Cabernet Sauvignon

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Tasting Notes

This full bodied wine is a perfect expression of our Horse Heaven AVA, a perfect pairing of soil, varietal and climate.  A rich nose of summer ripened blackberries, dried currants and cigar box.  A little chalky on the palate, this full bodied wine finishes richly with a deep earthy lingering finish imparted by the aging in French Oak Barrels. Aging capability:  8-10 years.

Winemakers Notes

The grapes were picked at perfect ripeness and full of flavor then sorted and crushed / de-stemmed.  Fermentation took place in small 1 ton bins and the wines were fermented to dryness.  The wine was aged predominantly in small French Oak Barrels.

Blend Composition:  94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Syrah
Alcohol by Volume:  14.8%

Vineyard Notes

Vineyard Source:  Horse Heaven Hills AVA, Columbia Valley AVA
Cases Produced:  255

Awards

90 pts Gold- 2010 BTI World Wine Competition
Gold- 2011 Seattle Wine Awards
Silver-2012 Tri-City Wine Festival
Bronze-2012 Houston Livestock and Rodeo Wine Competition