Coyote Canyon Winery       http://coyotecanyonwinery.com

2011 Tres Cruces

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Tasting Notes

A deep garnet color signifies this classic Rhone style blend of Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. A warm aroma of toasted cedar, cassis and distant black licorice flows over the glass when swirling the wine. Smooth tannins and silky lingering flavors of vanilla, cedar and ripe cherries finish this rich, medium bodied wine.

Winemaker's 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 in small French Oak Barrels.

  • Blend Composition: 91% Syrah, 3% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre
  • Alcohol by Volume: 14.3%
  • Cases Produced: 454

Vineyard Notes

  • Vineyard Source: Coyote Canyon Vineyard
  • AVA: Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley
  • Winemaker: John J. Gabriel

Awards

DOUBLE PLATINUM - 2013 Wine Press NW
Double Gold - 2016 Wine Press Northwest - Best of 2016
Gold - 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Gold - 2014 Seattle Wine Awards
90/100 - 2013 Wine Enthusiast Rating *Editors' Choice

Gold - 2013 BTI World Wine Championships *91 Points
Gold - 2013 Denver International Wine Competition
Silver - 2014 Savor NW Wine Awards
Silver - 2014 Tri-Cities Wine Awards