Andrew Will Winery 2010 Champoux Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills, $60

By on August 20, 2013

Andrew Will Winery is on Vashon Island in Washington state.Owner/winemaker Chris Camarda is one of four winery partners in Champoux, arguably the top vineyard in Washington. He joined grower Paul Champoux in 1996 to buy this longtime vineyard, which was first planted in 1972. This is a red blend of Merlot (42%), Cabernet Franc (32%) and Cabernet Sauvignon. It opens with aromas of dusty plum, cherry and oak spice, followed by flavors of pomegranate, cranberry and red cherry, all backed with succulent tannins.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 692 cases

Alcohol: 13.1%

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