My Rating 82 Points.
Dark ruby in color, almost inky, with a purplish rim.
Fruity on the nose with blackberries, raisins, cloves, barnyard, cedar, green peppers, vanilla, chocolates, cola, caramel, spices, earth and black pepper.
Medium to full-bodied with medium acidity.
Off dry on the palate with blackberries, blueberries, plums, sweet cherries, strawberry pie, vanilla, cedar, cola, toasted Oak, leather, spices and light peppercorn.
Medium finish with bitter tannins and tart cherries.
A nice Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington State. Very simple, yet a good food wine. A little jammy, but nice for Weekday/everyday. Missing some acidity to balance all the dark fruits. Might be a tad too old. Drink when it’s fresh.
I paired it with hard cheeses and olives. Doesn’t need too long to open up, but better after 30 minutes.
14.5% alcohol by volume.