Fletcher Bay Winery 2015 Kylee’s Barrel Select Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $48

By on April 22, 2018

Fletcher Bay Winery of Bainbridge Island, Wash., reached across the Cascades into the Walla Walla Valley’s Los Oidos Vineyard — managed by acclaimed viticulturist Kenny Hart — for the fruit for its 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon. Those grapes produced a wine with dark blue fruit and spice aromas, followed by black cherry and black currant flavors, spice and generous tannins sporting dark chocolate elements in its lengthy finish. This won a gold medal and best of class at the sixth annual Cascadia International Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 72 cases

Alcohol: 14.8%

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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.

2 Comments

  1. Brooke Huffman

    April 29, 2018 at 7:18 am

    I agree. An outstanding wine and one of my favorites!

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