2013 Purple Star Cabernet Sauvignon
Dark black cherries, cassis and blackberries carry through the long finish. Followed up by moderate acid structure and fine grained tannins, this wine will age well but is very approachable now.
91 Points Wine Spectator
Grapes were destemmed and crushed, retaining 20% whole berries. Hand punchdowns and pumpovers for 8-14 days depending on lots. Aged for 15 months in 100% French Oak barrels, 6% New.
1700 Cases Produced
|Fermentation||20% Whole Berry for 8-14 days. D254, Native, BM45 Yeast
|Residual Sugar||0.03 g/L
73% Vista Vineyard, Columbia Valley
16% Heart of the Hill Vineyard, Red Mountain
11% Jones Vineyard, Wahluke Slope