Smasne Cellars 2010 The Farmer Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $18

By on June 28, 2014

smasne-cellars-logoOne of Washington state’s busiest and best winemakers, Robert Smasne offers a wide assortment of approachable and food-friendly reds, and The Farmer is one of his most consistent. He builds this around Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, and it offers aromas of plums, boysenberry and redwood bark. There’s a rich entry of red plum and black currant, backed with cherry, bright acidity and solid tannins.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 300 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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