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Ripe pear and vanilla aromas lifted with sweet oak. Lush Asian pear and golden delicious apple with toasted marshmallow flavors. The wine is viscous, with plenty of acid to balance and finishes with bright fruit flavors of treeripe apricot and white peach.
Varietal: Chardonnay Appellation: Columbia Valley Vineyard Source: Wallula, Canyon Vineyard Ranch, Willard, Oasis Harvest Date: Aug 28—Sep 29, 2015
Oak: 40% new oak, French oak. Balance aged in second to fifth use French and American oak. Aged: 17 months TA: 5.8 g/L pH: 3.52 Alcohol: 14.1%
Bright red rope licorice with plum compote to start. This wine is elegant and approachable with violet aromas mixed with raspberry preserves. Fantastic mouth-watering acidity balances out the creamy texture. Gripping tannins keep the flavors lingering but are round and integrated, finishes with black cherry and toasted almond notes.
Varietal: Proprietary Red Blend (Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Malbec) Appellation: Columbia Valley Vineyard Source: Mirage, Wallula, Waterbrook Estate, Alder Ridge Harvest Date: Sep 22—Oct 29, 2014
Oak: 46% new oak, French oak. Balance aged in second to fourth use French and American oak. Aged: 25 months TA: 6.6 g/L pH: 3.56 Alcohol: 14.1%
On the nose, notes of cigar box and black pepper. This is a big Merlot with chewy and integrated tannins but balanced with plenty of fruit to make it approachable. Dark black fruit flavors on the palate with touches of plum, tanned leather and fresh tobacco. A nice long finish with toasted oak, sweet ripe Bing cherries and roasted coffee beans.
Varietal: 90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon Appellation: Red Mountain Vineyard Source: Ciel du Cheval, Klipsun, Taylor Mag, River Bend, Canoe Ridge Vineyard, Wallula Harvest Date: Sep 17, 2014
Oak: 100% French oak barrels; 50% new oak Aged: 20 months TA: 5.8 g/L pH: 3.64 Alcohol: 14.8%
Aromatics of honeysuckle and jasmine flavor open to reveal ripe stone fruit flavors with heavy notes of white nectarine and a touch of wet stone and minerals. Balanced sweetness with bright acidity make the wine easy to enjoy. Fresh orange peel and honey flavors on the finish.
Varietal: Proprietary White Blend (Pinot Gris, Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscat Canelli) Appellation: Yakima Valley Vineyard Source: Phil Church, Skyfall, Willow Crest, Canyon Vineyard Ranch Harvest Date: August 24-Oct 22, 2016
Oak: 100% Stainless Steel Aged: Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc components were aged up to 2 months on the lees. TA: 7.0 g/L pH: 3.33 Alcohol: 12.9%
Wild blueberry and black plum aromas with a touch of black pepper. This is a full-bodied wine with a round mouthfeel and silky tannins that provide structure and balance. The Palate bursts with blueberry and blackberry flavors with a touch of vanilla, tanned leather and a spicy peppery note mid-palate. The finish is long with lingering black fruit flavors.
Varietal: 95% Syrah, 3% Roussanne, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon Appellation: Columbia Valley Vineyard Source: Alder Ridge, Wallula, Boushey, Lawrence Harvest Date: Sept. 22 - Oct 11, 2014
Oak: 100% French oak barrels; 30% new oak Aged: 22 months TA: 5.9 g/L pH: 3.8 Alcohol: 12.5%
Blanc de Noirs
Pale salmon in color, this full-bodied wine has a fine mousse and a creamy, rich texture. Complex aromas and flavors of raspberry, baked pear and cherry are complemented by a hint of toasted vanilla. The balance of fruit, minerals and crisp acidity lead to a round mouthfeel and lasting finish.
Varietal: 75% Pinot Noir, 25% Chardonnay Appellation: American
Oak: Bottle aged Aged: Aged en Tirage for a minimum of 18 months pH: 3.12