Cabernet Sauvignon is king in Washington

by | Oct 23, 2016 | Featured wines, News, Washington wine | 0 comments

Columbia Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $14

columbia-cabBest Buy! Columbia Winery boasts “50 years of progressive winemaking” on its latest label and this Cabernet Sauvignon extends a reputation that began with its long-ago name of Associated Vintners and continued beyond its Master of Wine – the late David Lake. This Columbia Valley offering sports bright aromas of blackberries and black currants with deftly-used oak. On the palate, the blackberries and currants remain lively augmented by a dusting of cocoa powder and a bit of Bing cherry in its finish. This earned a gold medal for at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition for the Woodinville landmark property.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 105,000 cases

Alcohol: 13.7%

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