2004 Ciel du Cheval Vineyard : Red Mountain
Ciel du Cheval Vineyard is fast becoming the premier vineyard in Washington State. Located in the AVA of Red Mountain, it is blessed with warm days and cool nights that ensure mature ripe flavors will dominate. This Cabernet heavy blend is showing fruit wrapped in a bold structure of tannins that coat your mouth with each sip and go on forever. Please enjoy....
47% Cabernet Sauvignon
24% Merlot (23% Ciel du Cheval, 1% Arianses Vineyard)
24% Cabernet Franc
5% Petit Verdot
Bottled on 6/24/06. This wine was aged for 21 months in 100% new oak barrels (88% new French oak by Alain Fouquet, Vicard, Seguin Moreaux, Saury, Magreñan and 12% new American oak by Saury). 200 cases were produced.