2003 Miscela : Washington State
Merlot dominates our Miscela again this year with contributions from 6 different vineyards from around the state. True to the spirit of this wine…Miscela is Italian for “blend”…we see how grapes from these diverse vineyards can come together to make a satisfying Bordeaux blend.
53% Merlot (33% Conner Lee Vineyard, 20% Artz Vineyard)
29% Cabernet Sauvignon (24% Champoux Vineyard, 3% Portteus, 2% Alder Creek)
12% Cabernet Franc (Portteus Vineyard)
6% Petit Verdot (Ciel du Cheval Vineyard)
Bottled on 8/21/05. This wine was aged for 23 months in oak barrels; 69% new oak, 50% new French oak, 31% Saury, 13% Vicard Prestige, 13% Saury Euro, 13% TDC Euro; 175 cases were produced.