2016 Mountain Cuvee

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A headlong procession of dark berry fruits, vanilla bean, graphite, and coffee aromas march unimpededly to stimulate a festive olfactory occasion, followed by flavors of plum, barrel spice, and mocha. The mouthfeel is full and forward in the front, leading to a focused core and long generous finish. Fruit and warm baking spices dominate a finale that lingers long after each sip, leaving the impression of subtle, yet supportive, structure in harmony with the fruit.

  • Varietals: Merlot (40%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Cabernet Franc (20%), Petit Verdot (10%)
  • AVA: Columbia Valley
  • Vineyards: Tapteil (70%), Ciel du Cheval (30%)
  • Cases Bottled: 245
  • Aging Recommendations: Now through 2027