Gamache Vintners 2010 Vineyard Select Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $55

By on April 24, 2014

gamach-vintners-vineyard-select-cabernet-sauvignonThe heritage of estate fruit (34%), Champoux Vineyard (33%) and Ciel du Cheval (33%) — the latter a first for the Gamache brothers — was molded by 83% new French oak into a presentation of balanced barrel influences, gobs of black fruit and good grip in the finish. The nose also carries hints of cedar and cranberry, while the palate brings in plums and pomegranate. There’s a long life ahead for this, but enjoy it now with rich meats.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 298 cases

Alcohol: 14.9%

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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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