Best Northwest wines of 2015: 90-81

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87. Hightower Cellars 2012 Reserve Red Wine, Red Mountain, $55

hightower-reserveThe husband/wife team of Tim and Kelly Hightower widely use Cabernet Sauvignon from Red Mountain to build the foundation for their Reserve, which opens with tones of chocolate-covered pomegranate, blueberry and lilac. The hallmark of Hightower Cellars red wines is exquisite balance, and that definitely applies here as suave tannins and juicy blueberry acidity make for a long farewell.

Rating: Outstanding!

Cases produced: 144

Alcohol: 14.4%

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Articles credited to Great Northwest Wine are authored by Eric Degerman and other contributors. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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