Reserve

2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Columbia Valley

Columbia Crest Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle
The Wine Advocate

92 points

Jun 30, 2016

 

Wine Spectator

92 points

Nov 30, 2015

 

Columbia Crest Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Bottle

This Cabernet Sauvignon delivers an enticing bouquet of graphite, blueberries and caramel. The elegant seductive fleshy mid-palate leads to an expressive, lingering finish.

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Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Total Acidity 0.55 g/100 mL
pH: 3.77
Alcohol Content: 14.0%
Barrel Aging: 26 months
Fermentaion: Predominately new French oak barrels

2012 was a return to the “classic” Washington vintage and a much welcomed change from the cooler 2010 and 2011 vintages.

Accelerated ripening due to the warm summer season was slowed by cooler temperatures in early fall. Overall the 2012 harvest was outstanding; the red wines are flavorful and rich with ripe tannins.

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Meticulously hand-crafted in our Petit Chai – a “winery-within-a-winery” – our Reserve wines represent the pinnacle of winemaking at Columbia Crest. Sourced from premier vineyard sites, less than one percent of the finest grape yields will qualify for our Reserve program, and these wines receive the same hands-on care and attention-to-detail associated with the world’s most exclusive boutique wineries.

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