Estate

Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah

2016

Our first ever Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah blend from our estate vineyard was crafted from blocks 3, 4, 8, and 9. The most expressive barrels from each of these lots were selected for the final cuvée. The pleasant aroma and fragrance of Cabernet Sauvignon marries beautifully with the darker and savory tones of Syrah to reveal balance and character in this typical “New World” blend. The wine matured in French oak for 18 months, with 50 % new oak providing a firm accent behind the wine, delivering complexity and structure in the end result.

This distinctive wine will showcase fruit-driven notes of plum and dark cherry alongside intriguing savory hints of grilled meats, pepper, leather and smoky tones. After a while the wine becomes more floral and perfumy, delivering subtle notes of lavender and potpourri. The mouthfeel is round and pleasant, with balanced fruit in the foreground, and soft oak shifting through layers in the mid-palate, creating balance and depth. It was created to be enjoyed with that special meal, and pairings such as grilled top sirloin with peppercorns, braised duck breast with plum sauce or smoked barbecued ribs will complement this wine well.

Varieties

50% Cabernet Sauvignon
50% Syrah

Vineyards

Double River

Appellation

Walla Walla Valley

Oak

100% French oak
50% New
18 months

Alcohol

15%

Production

144 Cases

Walla Walla

509-522-0200
2901 Old Milton Hwy
Walla Walla, WA 99362

Woodinville

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15029 Woodinville-Redmond Rd #400
Woodinville, WA 98072
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