With a dry, desert-like climate, ideal southwest-facing slopes, and significant day and nighttime termperature swings, Red Mountain produces wines of unparalleled depth and structure. Crafted using grapes from Red Mountain’s most exceptional vineyards, including Les Gosses and Red Heaven, this robust and alluring Syrah offers luxurious layers of blackberry, blueberry and anise, underscored by sophisticated notes of granite minerality and savory layers of grilled meat and dried herbs.
This graceful and alluring Riesling comes from Lawrence Vineyard and Frenchman Hills Vineyard, both located in The Royal Slope region of the northern Columbia Valley. With an average elevation of 1,650 feet, the cool climate of The Royal Slope produces a beautifully complex and dynamic white wines. To preserve its dazzling layers of white peach, jasmine flower, blood orange and mango, this off-dry Riesling was fermented cold and aged entirely in stainless steel.
Home to many of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest and most acclaimed vineyards, grapes have been grown in Walla Walla Valley since the 1850s. With deep, loamy soils and a climate that features a significant swing between day and nighttime temperatures, Walla Walla Valley offers ideal conditions for growing and producing an elegant and beautifully aromatic Cabernet Sauvignon, with bright acidity.
This dynamic rosé leaps from the glass with alluring aromas of ripe melon, mango, peach and apricot, as well as perfumed hints of jasmine and honeysuckle. On the palate, a lovely textural undercurrent from extended aging on the lees is balanced by a beam of bright acidity that adds precision to the stone fruit and citrus elements, with flavors of tangerine, grapefruit, raspberry and wild strawberry gliding to a long, resonant finish.
With ideal soils and a dry desert climate, Red Mountain produces some of the most compelling and distinctive red wines in the New World. One of the region’s oldest and most renowned vineyards, Ciel du Cheval was established in 1975, and for decades it has been the source for some of Red Mountain’s most extraordinary bottlings. This barrel selection of our finest lots from Ciel du Cheval offers a classic expression of Red Mountain, combining layers of blackberry, Kirsch and violet with hints of graphite and crushed-rock minerality.