Camaraderie Cellars 2009 Meek Family Vineyard Elegance, Yakima Valley, $35

By on August 26, 2013

Camaraderie Cellars is in Port Angeles, Washington.Owner/winemaker Don Corson blended Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot from this vineyard not far from Red Mountain in the arid Yakima Valley. It is a superb blend that offers aromas of fresh-cut cedar, boysenberry, lavender and black olive. On the palate, it reveals flavors of Bing cherry, black currant, blackberry and dark chocolate. It’s a rich, mouth-filling wine with bold tannins and the fruit to back them up.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 192 cases

Alcohol: 14.5%

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