2016 "Artist Cabernet" Sauvignon 3L - Etched
This “Artist Series” Cabernet Sauvignon is produced from grapes selected from some of the finest and most highly regarded vineyards in Washington State and the Walla Walla Valley. Each produces fantastic wine in their own right; when blended they produce extraordinary wine.
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This enticing and deeply colored red wine shows a complex nose of baking spice, black olive and graham integrated beautifully with aromas of ripe black fruits. In the mouth the wine is rich and elegant, showing subtle notes of herb and blackberry. Integrated tannins enhance the texture and give proportion; the finish is complex, generous, and long. While this wine can be enjoyed now it will benefit greatly from additional cellaring for 10-15+ years from vintage.
Best of Class & Gold Medal- Great Northwest Wines 2019 Invitational Wine Competition
Woodward Canyon Estate Vineyard, Champoux Vineyard, Sagemoor Vineyard, and Spring Creek Vineyard.
The 2016 vintage was smaller and slightly warmer than 2015, yet at the same time gave impressive quality. Beautifully mature fruit was achieved through rigorous shoot thinning, leaf stripping and green harvesting.
Varietal composition: 88% cabernet sauvignon, 7% cabernet franc, 3% malbec, 2% merlot
Release Date: October 2019, Case Production: 863 cases