Hogue Cabernet-Merlot 1997

Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington

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Item No. 1936
  • red wine
  • WE88
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Winemaker's Notes

The blend Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is made to be approachable and ready to drink in its youth. The predominant flavors and aromas are bright raspberry fruit, vanilla, and oak. The wine has good weight and structure and bramble and herbal notes that add interest. With its bright fruit and moderate complexity, the wine is delicious by itself and also ideal for service with Greek salad, pastas, stuffed peppers and liberally herbed chicken dishes.

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The Hogue Cellars, founded in 1982 by Mike and Gary Hogue, is located in Eastern Washington's Columbia Valley, the premier grape growing region of the state. The climate and soils of the Columbia Valley produce grapes with intense fruit flavors and high natural acidity. The wines have a liveliness and ripe, zesty fruit flavors that make them ideal complements to a wide range of foods.

Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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