Convergence Zone Cellars 2011 Squall Line Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain, $32

By on June 8, 2014

Convergence Zone Cellars 2011 Squall Line Cabernet SauvignonWoodinville winemaker Scott Greenberg relies heavily on Ed and Eve Shaw Vineyard (85%) for  this bottling, that includes Cabernet Franc (10%) and Malbec (2%) from Hedges in addition to Mourvedre (3%) from Weinbau on the Wahluke Slope. He packs the aromas with hints of brown sugar, fig, Damson plum, red currant, black pepper and dried herbs, while the drink is big, thick and bold with flavors of currants, plums and fig, backed by blackstrap molasses. These wines  are available at retailers in the Puget Sound area, Total Wine and More stores in Western Washington, the winery and via Amazon.com and Vinoshipper.com.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 75 cases

Alcohol: 14.4%

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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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