Jones of Washington 2012 Jack’s Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley, $25

By on July 9, 2016

jones-of-washington-jacks-reserve-cabernet -sauvignon-2012-bottleThe legacy of the late Jack Jones lives on with this age-worthy Cabernet Sauvignon, made from his Columbia Basin grapes by the talented Victor Palencia. Classic notes of cassis, boysenberry and pie cherry with tobacco leaf and cigar box aromas from the Cabernet Franc (11%). Dusty cherry and Craisin flavors swirl within firm tannins and pleasing acidity, backed by light chocolate and Ancient Lakes minerality. It’s a delicious memento from the vintage when Jones of Washington reigned as Washington Winery of the Year in 2012 from Wine Press Northwest magazine.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 658 cases

Alcohol: 14.5%

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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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