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2012 North by Northwest Walla Walla Cabernet Sauvignon KE

The 2012 North by Northwest Walla Walla Cabernet Sauvignon is full of ample, muscular tannins balanced with rich, soft fruit and earth notes to make for an elegant wine that exemplifies the character and distinction of the Walla Walla Valley.
$70.00 per Bottle

Tasting Notes

Complex layers roll over the front of the palate. There is an ample body filled with fruit, spice, and earth through the middle. Stout tannins help carry a distinguished wine through a long finish.

Awards

Gold Medal - Sunset IWC

Vineyard Notes

2012 brought a return to the classic eastern Washington vintage conditions and a departure from the previous two cooler years experienced in the area. Budbreak was slightly ahead of average and a cool start to the summer slightly delayed vine development. In late July, warm and dry conditions returned and lasted through mid-October, allowing the fruit to ripen in an ideal situation.

Production Notes

Fermentation included cold soaks, punch downs, pump overs, extended maceration, and delestage. This wine saw 22 month in French oak prior to bottling.

Vintage 2012
Wine Style Red Wine
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation Walla Walla Valley
Alcohol % 14.67
Size 750 ml