Advocate Red Blend

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tasting notes

Fruity aromatics of concord grapes, red cherries and blueberries lead into flavors of toasted oak, vanilla bean and more blueberry. A medium bodied wine with very integrated and silky-smooth tannins.

winemaking notes

  • Vintage: 2015
  • Varietal Blend: 31% Merlot, 28% Syrah, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Malbec, 4% Carmenere, 2% Zinfandel 
  • Appellation: Columbia Valley
  • Grape Source: Canyon Vineyard Ranch, Willard, Mirage, Skyfall, Roosevelt, Taylor Mag, Pepper Bridge, Blackrock, Klipsun, Alder Ridge
  • Harvest Date: October 2015
  • pH: 3.85
  • TA: 5.3 g/l
  • Alcohol: 14.2%
  • Oak: 28% New French Oak
  • Aged: 24 Months
  • Yeast: Andante