Bonair Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley, $13

By on December 24, 2015

bonair-winery-cabernet-sauvignon-2012-bottleBest Buy! It’s rare to see a family-owned winery such the Puryears to offer Cabernet Sauvignon at the bargain price, but then many of their red bottlings fall can be had in the teens. Perfumy aromas of spicy oak, toast and cedar are joined by strawberry taffy, boysenberry, peach skin and plums on parchment paper. On the palate, it’s a medium to full-bodied Cab with Bing cherry and more boysenberry, backed by fine-grained tannins akin to Rainier cherry skin. Juicy acidity and horehound lead to a finish of Craisins.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 986 cases

Alcohol: 12.5%

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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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