Tasted at 52-67 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: thick garnet. Nose: cherry pie, cherry creme, strawberry. Mouthfeel: soft, lithe, medium-bodied. Tail trail: 6 seconds. Flavors: plum, blackberry liqueur, resin, young cedar, warm spices, dried herbs, blueberry, black licorice, bramble berry creme.
Alcohol: 13.7%. Columbia Valley AVA. Majority cabernet sauvignon with other Bordeaux varietals (merlot, cabernet franc, malbec). Designed for the restaurant trade. Stelvin cap. Power: 2/5. Balance: 2/5. Depth: 3/5. Finesse: 3/5. Rated: 90. Value: $20 (pay up to $30/bottle or $8/glass in a restaurant–anything more, bring your own and pay the corkage fee or go find a better restaurant). Paid: $15. Bottled by Glaze Wine Co. This is WAwineman… uncorked, uneducated but not uncouth.