- Ross Andrew Cabernet Huntsman Columbia Valley 2012 Product #29719 (In Stock)
Here's a very tasty Cabernet Sauvignon for everyday enjoyment with burgers, steaks, or just sharing with friends. It's a blend of 80% Cabernet and 20% Merlot from selected Columbia Valley vineyards with just enough oak for roundness and extra interest. Rich red currant and eucalyptus on the nose with grace notes of spice and mocha. Juicy and rich on the palate, with currant and blackberry fruit, gentle oak, and sweet spice. The ripe fruit and spice flavors carry through the easygoing finish where supple tannins provide support.
- Quilceda Creek Red Columbia Valley 2012 Product #28955 (In Stock)
A stunner; perhaps the best ever for this second wine of Washington State's benchmark Cabernet producer. The CVR Red is made from barrels that didn’t quite fit with the main Cabernet Sauvignon blend. The quality is very high – anything not “excellent” at Quillceda Creek is sold off in bulk – but these barrels are a tad more forward, open, and fruit-centered than made sense for the main wine. Of course, those characteristics – plus the much reduced price! – make them a perfect choice for drinking younger at big savings!
“The 2012 CVR Columbia Valley Red Wine is a declassified blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon, with splashes of Merlot and Malbec. It offers up plenty of classic Quilceda character with notions of blackberry liqueur, toasted spice, graphite and licorice as well as full-bodied richness and depth on the palate. Already supple and approachable, yet with notable tannin structure, it will deliver the goods on release, and over the following decade or more. Drink 2014-2024.”Wine Advocate 92-94 points