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Date Printed: 4/1/2015
Columbia Winery Otis Vineyard David Lake Cabernet Sauvignon 2001
Columbia Winery Otis Vineyard David Lake Cabernet Sauvignon 2001
(search item no. 90131)

PRICE ON 4/1/2015: $26.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep ruby red in color. Ripe black currant, blueberries and fine herb flavors. The palate shows ripe, sweet fruit and velvety tannins. Smooth and full-bodied, leads to a long and elegant finish.
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About Columbia Winery:

Columbia Winery was the first premium winery in Washington and the first in the state to produce vineyard-designate wines. Columbia Winery was founded in 1962 by ten friends, six of whom were University of Washington professors. Originally known as Associated Vintners, the group was united in the belief that vines could survive the harsh Washington winters and that fine wine could be made in Washington state.

Having worked alongside founding winemaker and Master of Wine, David Lake, Kerry Norton now oversees the Columbia Winery winemaking, handcrafting Riesling, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah sourced from the Columbia and Yakima Valleys.