2019 Vintage Summary
Winter was warm in eastern Washington before snow arrived in February and subsequently remained in vineyards through most of March. is delayed pruning and other vineyard work. Bud break began in some locations in mid-April, later than in recent, warm years. However, warmer temperatures in May sped up bloom, which began the third week of May at some sites and proceeded briskly into June, still slightly behind recent averages. 2019 was an unusual growing season for Washington, though many growers and winemakers were enthused with the final results.
After harvest, the grapes for our 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon were destemmed and allowed to cold soak. roughout fermentation, we performed several rack and returns for optimal extraction of color and flavor. A touch of oak aging provided distinct brown spice notes.
September 29th – October 8th, 2019
Aromas of dark plum, cassis, vanilla, toasted oak, violets and blueberry jump out of the glass. e palate is full, spicy and loaded with blackberry. Great structure and length. Opulent and exotic notes finishing with vanilla, cola and black cherry.
pH: 3.7TA: 5.5 g/L