Reserve

2013 Grenache

Horse Heaven Hills

 
  • 2013

This lively Grenache opens with ripe red fruit and violet notes, blooming into bright cherry and licorice flavors with a silky, refined texture.

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Blend: 81% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 2% Mourvedre, 2% Viognier
Total Acidity 0.52 g/100 mL
pH: 3.76
Alcohol Content: 14.5%

After a “classic” Washington vintage in 2012, the summer of 2013 was one of the warmest in the past decade with favorable temperature conditions extending into fall.

Accelerated ripening due to the warm season was slowed by cooler temperatures and light rain events in September. This aided in hang time development resulting in stellar fruit characters and flavors.

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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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