Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Original Price $189.99
Current Price $169.97

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97pts Jeb Dunnuck
Jeb Dunnuck: "Jeb Dunnuck:  "The flagship 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley is all Cabernet Sauvignon brought up in new barrels (mostly Taransaud and Darnajou). Beautiful crème de cassis, graphite, spice box, and lead pencil notes all flow to a full-bodied, soft, elegant wine that has beautiful tannins, no hard edges, and a seamless texture. It shows the more upfront, charming style of the vintage and is already hard to resist. Nevertheless, it should easily evolve for 20+ years. Maturity: 2020 - 2042."  Apr 2020

Robert Parker, Jr.'s The World's Greatest Wine Estates: "My hope for the future is that many others will emulate this impeccably run winery, which is turning out compelling wines of irrefutable richness and complexity… Of all the producers profiled in this book, Quilceda Creek may be the only on that still remains below the radar of even the most knowledgeable wine enthusiasts. These are prodigious, world-class wines."

Winery:  "The 2017 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley showcases the singular and elusive perfume of Champoux Vineyard at its very best. Aromas and flavors of violets, lavender, blackberry, cassis, and plum fruit can be found in the wine with nuances of cocoa nib, spice, and minerals. The ethereal, silky texture allows the rich fruit to coat the palate in a horizontal fashion, allowing the taster to experience the purity and seamless integration of all its elements in wonderful harmony. Drink now through 2040."

Bottle  750ml, cork
Varietal 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol ~15.2%                 
Aging 20 months in 100% new French oak barrels                 
Region Columbia Valley, Washington
Original Price $189.99
Current Price $169.97

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