Airfield Estates 2014 Vineyard Salute Bombshell Red Wine, Yakima Valley, $18

By on August 19, 2017

One of Washington state’s premier family-owned producers delivers quality again with their Syrah-based blend that’s food-friendly and easy to get into. Merlot (37%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%) provide plenty of structure behind the aromas of black cherry, cocoa powder and minerality. Plum-skin tannins provide early grip that’s joined by Marionberry and Montmorency cherry. Enjoy with tapas, a well-marbled steak or barbecued fare.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 1,164 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%

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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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