Walla Walla Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington

$35.00 $15.99
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Item No. 115658
  • red wine
  • WS91
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

This gem is a noble expression of the terroir in the Walla Walla Valley. It contains 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 2% Carmenere and 2% Petit Verdot from Pepper Bridge, Dwelley, Windrow, Seven Hills and Frazier Bluff vineyards. This great, structured blend starts with a dark garnet robe color, has a toasted wood nose, a mid-palate of tobacco and a viscous, rich black licorice finish.

Critical Acclaim

"Dark and supple, brimming with black cherry, mint and spice flavors, lingering on the refined finish. Shows intensity and charm. Drink now through 2018. 757 cases made."
91 Points

"The three Cabernet Sauvignon offerings begin with the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley which contains small amounts of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Carmenere, Malbec, and Petit Verdot. Notes of balsam wood, tobacco, spice box, violets, rose petal, black currant, and blackberry compose the bouquet of this already complex, savory, nicely proportioned Cabernet blend. Plush on the palate where hints of licorice and espresso emerge, it has layers of flavor and a lengthy, pure finish. There is enough structure for 2-3 years of further evolution and it will deliver peak drinking from 2013 to 2023. "
90 Points

Learn About Walla Walla Vintners

Walla Walla Vintners -- bonded in 1995 -- is a limited-production winery dedicated to making handcrafted, premium red wines --Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot -- cellared and aged in American and French oaks. The winemakers are Myles Anderson, and Gordon Venneri. This duet produced homecrafted wines for many years before making commercial wines. The homecrafted...

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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 Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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