Airfield Estates 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley, $25

By on December 18, 2014

airfield-estates-cabernet-sauvignon-nv-bottleYakima Valley winemaker Marcus Miller received one of Walla Walla Community College’s Distinguished Graduate awards last year, and he continues to show those talents at his family’s 40,000-case winery in Prosser. This reserve-style Cab features pretty aromas of black cherry, blackberry taffy, baking spices and lavender. The structure is rich, dark and balanced with flavors of black cherry and black currant as fine-grained tannins and blueberry acidity give the drink broad shoulders.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 700 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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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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