Black fruit scents of black cherry, black currant and blackberry reduction meld with a thin layer of candied roasted walnuts, hints of toasted oak and a peek of eucalyptus.
The flavors of its silky palate, with fine chewy tannins and balanced acidity, nearly mirrors the nose. Black cherry with a vein of cassis stream start to finish. Delicious now but worthy of many years in your cellar.
61% XL, 28% Seven Hills, 11% Pepper Bridge
2018 provided another fine Walla Walla Valley vintage. Shaped by a cool spring, hot July, and moderate fall days with cool nights, the Valley’s Cabernet Sauvignon produced small berries and moderate yields.
100% French (36% new oak)