Domaine Pouillon 2009 McKinley Springs Vineyard Pierre, Horse Heaven Hills, $26

By on March 28, 2013

washington wineAlexis Pouillon learned his craft in California and France before arriving in the Columbia Gorge town of Lyle, Wash., in 2005. This superb blend includes Cabernet Sauvignon (55%) and Syrah from highly regarded McKinley Springs Vineyard. It opens with aromas of Saskatoon berry, cherry and black licorice, followed by flavors of Rainier cherry, boysenberry and milk chocolate.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 355 cases

Alcohol: 14.7%

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