Ancestry Cellars 2011 Le Frère, Columbia Valley, $35

By on March 1, 2014

ancestry-cellars-le-frere-2011-labelA product of South Seattle Community College’s program, Woodinville winemaker Jason Morin tapped into several illustrious vineyards — Ambassador, Copeland, Dineen, Klipsun and Stillwater Creek — for this Bordeaux blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (32%) and Petit Verdot. He’s developed a wine brimming with aromas and flavors of Montana huckleberry, blueberry, president plums and chocolate.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 800 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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