Nose

The nose offers hints of hot cin- namon, dark cherries and bright raspberries with ripples of chocolate woven throughout

Palate

This medium bodied beauty delivers delicate notes of spice, mocha and marionberry on the palate. Balanced acidity, powerful dark fruit flavors and a lingering finish make for easy drinking. This wine is made to enjoy now.

Growing Conditions

2011 was a Classic Washington vintage (warm sunny days and cool nights). Vineyard/Appellation: 60% Stone Tree (Wahluke Slope 60% ) 28% Bergevin Springs, 10% Les Collines & 2% Francis- ca’s (40% Walla Walla Valley)

Winemaking

Grapes are selected from vineyards throughout Washington’s Columbia Valley. Fermented in small lots using traditional techniques, Linen is aged for 16 months in small oak barrels then thoughtfully blended.

Aging

19 months in small neutral oak barrels, 70% FR, 22 % AM & 8% EU

Appearance

An intense color of mulberry in the glass.

Food Pairing

Our favorite foods with this wine are: Turkey chili, grilled coca-cola brined chicken.