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.


  1. Brooke Huffman

    April 29, 2018 at 7:18 am

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

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