lmpactful deep cherry aromas with hints of vanilla, dark chocolate and clove open your mind to the tasting experience to ensue. The first entry to the pallet is silky smooth, brimming with notes of ripe blackberry and tart currant, and finishes with toasted vanilla, oak, and baking spices. With approachable tannins, the finish is lengthy and subtle.
Several different lots were selected for our 2017 Double Canyon Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, dominated by fruit from Quintessence Vineyard’s Block 51. This block of fruit consistently demonstrates power and opulence, and the 2017 vintage was no exception. Fruit from this part of Red Mountain tends to ripen faster as compared to other Washington growing regions, allowing it to progress to its full potential without impact from colder fall weather. This wine is a beautiful example of quality Red Mountain fruit managed through the winemaking process to preserve its distinctive character without developing an overwhelming structure.
lmpactful deep plum aromas with hints of raspberry jam and the feeling of fresh ocean spray open your mind to the tasting experience to ensue. The first entry to the pallet is silky smooth and opens with delicately assembled blackberry, plum, and peach cobbler, all supported by a dusty tannin structure which is complemented by a mouthwatering sensation approximately five seconds from the beginning of the experience. The finish is lengthy and subtle with hints of South American coffee and heath candies.
The 2017 Double Canyon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon opens with delightful aromas ranging from caramel to ripe black cherry. The impact of the oak profile is delicate and appealing to the senses, imparting rich vanilla notes on the nose. The first taste on the palate reveals bright red fruit complemented by a well-balanced acid profile. The wine exhibits depth and structure supported by the acid profile, producing a juicy, mouthwatering experience. This continues on through the finish, which lingers with hints of ripe plum.