Barons Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $40

By on May 14, 2018

Two of Washington state’s historic vineyards — Hedges Estate on Red Mountain and Conner-Lee in the Columbia Basin — combine for this easy-drinking Cab that was produced in conjunction with Woodinville winemaker Matt Loso and now poured in downtown Walla Walla. Aromas of cherry, cassis and a hint of mint are also found on the palate that’s fruit-forward with soft tannins and medium body. This merited a double gold medal at the sixth annual Cascadia International Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 194 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%

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