Grande Ronde Cellars 2007 Seven Hills Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $30

By on October 2, 2013

grande-ronde-cellars-brown-logoThis vintage marked the 10th anniversary of this downtown Spokane, Wash., partnership that began and remains focused on two of Walla Walla’s top vineyards, and here’s a great example of foresight and patience with an Old World touch. Aromas feature Chukar Cherry, black currant, plums and dark chocolate with stylish herbal notes that include bell pepper. That dark fruit profile moves along to the palate where elegant tannins a brushed with baked brownies.

Rating: Outstanding

Production: 400 cases

Alcohol: 14%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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