This is an elegant, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon with the vineyard’s identifiable dried herb and subtle fennel notes. Tannins are beautifully textured which adds subtle structure with emphasis on sumptuous style.
Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Total Acidity 0.56 g/100 mL
Alcohol Content: 15.0%
Barrel Aging: 18 months
Fermentaion: Lots were kept separate and placed into neutral barrels to refine tannins yet retain purity of fruit and uniqueness of the terroir.
The 2015 vintage was one of the warmest growing seasons on record in Washington.
Warm temperatures continued through the spring and summer, moderating slightly into fall and extending an early harvest.
Overall, 2015 saw very favorable growing conditions, producing optimal ripening across varieties and yielding outstanding wines throughout the region.
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