Tempranillo gaining in popularity across Northwest

By on January 8, 2018

Cave B Estate Winery 2014 Tempranillo, Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley, $33

cave b tempranillo 183x300 - Tempranillo gaining in popularity across NorthwestWinemaker Freddy Arredondo crafts wines for father-in-law/owner Vince Bryan by using estate grapes from the western edge of the Ancient Lakes. This stylish Tempranillo opens with aromas of sweet herbs, spices and crushed blackberries, followed by flavors of lavender, violets, moist earth, leather and ripe Bing cherries. The tannins are expertly managed for a surprisingly smooth finish. It earned a gold medal and best in class at the 2017 Wenatchee Wine & Food Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 200 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%

Winery website

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