Barrage Cellars 2010 Outcast Cabernet Franc, Yakima Valley, $35

By on November 9, 2014

Barrage Cellars 2010 Outcast Cabernet Franc bottleEven though Kevin Correll won’t blend varieties, he loves to blend vineyards, and in the case of his Cabernet Franc, the Woodinville, Wash. winemaker combines two of the state’s best — Boushey and Red Willow. The nose features boysenberry, dried black cherry, macerated plum, cocoa powder and sage. Flavors lead with spiced plum and dark chocolate with bold tannins. It’s backed by a spicy and zesty finish of Montmorency cherry and pomegranate.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 263 cases

Alcohol: 14.9%

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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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