Browne Family Vineyards 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $35

By on September 10, 2013

browne-family-vineyards-cabernet-sauvignon-bottlePrecept CEO Andrew Browne and Waterbrook winemaker John Freeman invested in fruit from Pepper Bridge and Seven Hills in the Walla Walla Valley — an expense beyond their estate vineyards — for this expressive Cab. And use of a 58% new French oak program brings out aromas of chocolate and vanilla in front of plums and cherry. The palate carries big black fruit flavors of dark cherry and plums and a frame of well-knit tannins with pie cherry acidity.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 1,860 cases

Alcohol: 13.6%


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