Eleganté Cellars 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $35

By on May 9, 2015

elegante-cellars-cabernet-sauvignon-nv-label-1Retired Walla Walla educator Doug Simmons relied on Les Collines Vineyard to produce this subdued and graceful Cabernet Sauvignon that’s fairing quite nicely. Aromas of oak spice and cherry wood readily offer up hints of black currant, dried cherry and chalkboard dust. Its lighter style allows for an expression of Rainier cherry and red currant, bringing pleasing acidity, understated tannins and a smooth finish. Those who enjoy Cabs from the Old World can find this on C Street at the historic Walla Walla Regional Airport complex.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 338 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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