2006 Ciel du Cheval Vineyard : Red Mountain
Ciel du Cheval Vineyard is one of the premier vineyards 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 blend of equal parts Cabernet and Merlot is showing dark fruit wrapped in a bold structure of tannins that coat your mouth with each sip and go on forever. Please enjoy…
39% Cabernet Sauvignon
20% Cabernet Franc
2% Verhey Malbec
Bottled on 7/13/08; 225 cases were produced. This wine was aged for 21 months in 80% new oak barrels (30% new Vernou French Allier MTH, 20 % new French Alain Fouquett, 20% new French Saury, and 10% new Saury American).