Desert Wind Winery 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope, $18

By on May 5, 2013

Washington wineMark Chargin juggles winemaking duties between Desert Wind and Duck Pond wineries, both owned by the Fries family. This Cab uses grapes from estate vineyards on the warm Wahluke Slope. It opens with aromas of plum, clove, cinnamon bark and dark chocolate. On the palate, it reveals flavors of cocoa powder, red raspberry and ripe plum.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 4,975 cases

Alcohol: 14.5%

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