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Date Printed: 9/15/2014
Spring Valley Frederick Estate Red 2010
Spring Valley Frederick Estate Red 2010
(search item no. 125175)
collectible wine
has fluid
has fluid 360

Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/15/2014: $54.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2010 Frederick has aromas of dark fruit, plum and rose petal and complex flavors of licorice and fresh ripe summer berries with a long, soft finish.

Blend: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Cabernet Franc, 18% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot

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About Spring Valley Vineyard:

Spring Valley Vineyard is a limited-production winery producing only estate-grown-and-bottled red wines. For more than a century, the Corkum-Derby family has been farming the area known as Spring Valley. Grapes were first planted in 1993. Spring Valley produced its first estate grown and bottled wine, Uriah, with the 1999 vintage. Today, Uriah is one of Washington's most acclaimed red wines, and the Spring Valley family of wines has grown to include seven red wines: Uriah (Merlot-based blend), Frederick (Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend), Nina Lee (100% Syrah), Katherine Corkrum (100% Cabernet Franc), Mule Skinner (100% Merlot), Derby (100% Cabernet Sauvignon) and the newest release, Sharilee (Petit Verdot). The names given to their wines are a tribute to the family members who have struggled and succeeded in farming the same land where Spring Valley Vineyard now flourishes.