Horse Heaven Hills grower Mike Andrews held onto this Cab longer than usual because 2011 was a cooler vintage. Often, red wines from a cooler vintage aren’t quite as showy immediately as say the 2013 and 2014 bottlings have been. It’s interesting to note that his site in the northern portion of the appellation received a mere 5.4 inches of precipitation, but vines in this region are not dry-farmed. Previous winemaker John Gabriel was responsible for this wine, showing mature tones of dark cherry, black pepper, charcuterie with a hint of mint. The tannins are maturing, allowing for a finish of Western serviceberry and toasted oak.
Production: 317 cases
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