The Wine: Promising classic Washington blackberry scents. Firm, fruit-driven palate with charming potential. Strong red cherry fruit in finish with good balance and sound acidity.
Food Matches: This is THE wine for tomato-based sauces, appetizers and other preparations. Very food-friendly wine will delight accompanying pasta, fowl and veal chops.
Date of Harvest: 9/26/2009
Brix at Harvest: 25.4
Alcohol: 13.9 %
Varietal mix: 99% Merlot, 1 % Syrah
Type of oak: American, 30% new barrels
Cases produced: 1,521
Bottling Date: 7/27/2011