Boomtown by Dusted Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
The wine of kings and the king of wine. Refined, yet rugged; the wine offers wonderful cherry fruit and balancing acid while giving you the rustic complexity of freshly crushed herbs.
Blend: 95% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot, 2% Malbec, 1% Syrah
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This is a really delicious cabernet with lots of blackcurrants, dark chocolate and hazelnuts with some wet earth, too. Fresh and vivid. Full-bodied, tight and focused. Extremely long and flavorful. 95% cabernet sauvignon, 2% petit verdot, 2% malbec and 1% syrah. Drinkable now, but better in 2021. Screw cap.
A steal at $19, this delivers a fine evergreen scent overlaying chocolatey, plumlike sweetness. It’s plummy in its texture, too. Light and mildly herbaceous, it’s a good choice for lamb chops. Best Buy
A nod to the Dusted Valley family's unquenchable thirst for adventure, Boomtown is crafted for all of those unafraid to step out and leave their comfort zones. Boomtown by Dusted Valley allows our family the opportunity to share a fantastic Dusted Valley wine with a larger audience. Winemakers, Chad Johnson and Corey Braunel, control the process from vineyard to bottle and source 100% of the fruit from Columbia Valley in Washington State.
As Washington’s leading grape variety, Cabernet Sauvignon covers more vineyard acreage than any other variety in the state and continues to attract well-deserved notoriety and praise from critics and consumers alike. This popular variety finds a natural home in Washington’s eastern side, where an arid, continental climate and diverse soils of sandy loess and basalt give Cabernet its distinctly intense, Washington character. Concentrated in black currant, black cherry, forest floor and cocoa qualities, Washington’s best Cabernet Sauvignons have a bold richness, seamless texture and great longevity.
Cabernet leads the way in Washington’s Walla Walla, home to some of the state’s oldest wineries. Along the Columbia River Gorge, Horse Heaven Hills remains the source of some of Washington’s highest desired Cabernet Sauvignons. Yakima Valley, on the northern border of Horse Heaven Hills, includes Washington’s oldest Cabernet Sauvignon vines while the Wahluke Slope has one of the hottest and driest climates where strong summer winds blow, ensuring both smaller leaf size and grape clusters. The result is top quality wines with great concentration, phenolic ripeness and body.