Washington Hills 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington, $9

By on July 26, 2015

washington-hills-cabernet-sauvignon-nv-bottleBest Buy! Goose Ridge near Richland, Wash., one of the most expansive vineyards in the Pacific Northwest, served as the source for the latest consumer-friendly and extremely approachable Cab under this brand that marked its 25th anniversary with this vintage. A bit rustic and Old World, there’s a theme of red plum, Van cherry and cassis that pick up flakes of Herbes de Provence. It’s very light and smooth on the palate with minimal tannins and well-managed oak that make this a nice introductory, everyday Cab — especially at the price.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 4,000 cases

Alcohol: 13.5%

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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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