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2016 Fjellene Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Walla Walla Valley

Columbia Crest 2016 Reserve Fjellene Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley
 
Columbia Crest 2016 Reserve Fjellene Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley
  • 2016

This wine offers a subtle contrast of fresh red fruit and hints of dry aromatic herbs. The red plummy pallet is bright and distinctive, reinforced by nuances of sweet oak and a rustic finish.

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Blend: 94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot
Total Acidity 0.56 g/100 mL
pH: 3.78
Alcohol Content: 15.0%
Barrel Aging: 94% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Merlot

The early dry and warm spring, combined with cooler temperatures in August and September, slowed down ripening and resulted in the longest harvest on record in Washington state (August 15-November 15).

Overall, 2016 saw very favorable growing conditions, producing wines with nicely resolved tannins and maturity

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