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2008 Robert Andrews Red

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Tasting Notes

This wine is a tribute to Mike Andrew's father. A classic Rhone style blend of Syrah, Grenache, and Viognier. With a rich ruby color this wine displays aromas and flavors of licorice, white pepper, cassis and ripe blackberries. Supple tannins but a smooth texture create a full palate experience with a lingering finish of black currant and spice. This wine will pair well with marinated lamb or grilled red meats.

Winemaker's Notes

The grapes were handpicked at perfect ripeness and full of flavor then sorted and crushed. Fermentation took place in small 1 ton bins and the wines were fermented to dryness. The wine was aged for 15 months in small French Oak Barrels.

77% Syrah, 19% Grenache, 4% Viognier
Alcohol by Volume: 14.4%

Vineyard Notes

Vineyard Source: Coyote Canyon Vineyard: Horse Heaven Hills AVA
Cases Produced: 64

Awards

2011 Seattle Wine Awards: DOUBLE GOLD
2010 BTI World Wine Championships: Gold - 91
2010 Tri Cities Wine Festival: Gold