2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Sportfisher Vineyard
94 pointsJul 05, 2018
This wine leads with aromas of sweet ripe blackberry and black cherries with a layer of red licorice and is powered by fruit flavors with an elegant palate and finish.
Blend: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Total Acidity 0.60 g/100 mL
Alcohol Content: 15.5%
Barrel Aging: 19 months
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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