Snoqualmie Vineyards 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $13

By on June 18, 2014

snoqualmie-vineyards-eco-cabernet-sauvignon-bottleBest Buy! Joy Andersen’s team in Paterson, Wash., refers to this product of organic grapes as their “ECO Cab,” and these wines are made in a USDA-certified organic facility. It includes 25% Merlot, but the intense nose of ripe purple fruit includes notes of black currant, blackberry, dark chocolate, espresso and white pepper. Inside is a gorgeous entry of black currant and cordial cherry, supported by by smooth frontal tannins, black pepper and blueberry acidity.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 2,300 cases

Alcohol: 14%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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