2007 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…
38% Cabernet Sauvignon (Ciel du Cheval Vineyard)
37% Merlot (Ciel du Cheval Vineyard)
25% Cabernet Franc (Ciel du Cheval Vineyard)
Bottled on 6/27/09; 200 cases were produced. This wine was aged for 21 months in 100% new oak barrels (50% new French oak from Alain Fouquet, 25% French oak from Saury, and 25% French oak from Vernou).