Dussek Family Cellars 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $36

By on March 25, 2015

dussek-family-cellars-cabernet-sauvignon-2010-labelAlsace native Jean Claude Beck continues his recent string of success for Woodinville vintners Bijal and Sinead Shah with this stunning Cabernet Sauvginon that seems to just now hitting its stride. Aromas of dark plum and sexy barrel notes of vanilla bean, brown sugar and maple lead into supple and round flavors of black cherry and plum sauce. The tannin structure offers pleasing grip, and that’s supported by lingering acidity, elegant spice and note of bay leaf combine to give this great length. It merited a gold medal at the 2015 Seattle Wine and Food Experience Wine Awards.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 600 cases

Alcohol: 13.8%

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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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