Horse Heaven Hills
This blend opens with expressive spice aromas that give way to lush, opulent flavors of baked red and black fruit with hints of toasted oak. Complex and layered yet with soft tannins, this wine pairs beautifully with food.
Blend: 56% Syrah, 34% Mourvèdre, 10% Grenache
Total Acidity 0.57 g/100 mL
Alcohol Content: 15.5%
Barrel Aging: 20 months, 75% new French oak
Fermentaion: 7-14 days in stainless steel tanks
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.
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.