Firm and focused with ripe blackberry, licorice, eucalyptus and forest floor


Powerful on the palate with black currant, dark plum and baking spice
balanced upon ‘Rocks’ minerality and lingering full tannins.

Growing Conditions

• Estate Eidolon Vineyard, ‘Rocks District of Milton Freewater’, Walla Walla Valley

• Overall one of the warmest vintages on record.
• Bud break started in early-mid April with bloom in early June, between 1-2
weeks early than normal
• Warm summer temperatures continued to allow good ripening, with slightly
smaller berry size and thicker skins for deep rich flavors and tannins
• Cool September temperatures slowed down sugar accumulation allowing
for longer hangtime and complex flavor development


• Hand-harvested grapes
• Picked early in the morning


• Cross-flow filtration prior to bottling


• Small lot fermentations in stainless steel tanks
• The cap was manually punched down twice a day
• 28 days of extended maceration on the Cabernet Sauvignon


• The wine was blended and aged for 18 months in French Oak barrels
with 40% new