Bitner Red Blend

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Acclaim

90 Points 2013 VintageWine Spectator Tim Fish July 2, 2018
92 Points 2013 VintageJamesSuckling.comJames SucklingMay 1, 2018

tasting notes

Incredible aromas of cigar box, toasted oak and musk with bold flavors of black currant, licorice and coffee. This wine is peppery and full-bodied with a long, spicy finish; a great illustration of world-class Washington wine.

winemaking notes

  • Vintage: 2014
  • Varietal Blend: 67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Petit Verdot, 16% Merlot
  • Appellation: Columbia Valley
  • Grape Source: Quintessence, Mirage, Blackrock 
  • Yeast: Pasteur Red
  • Oak: 100% French Oak, 70% New
  • TA: 6.3 g/L
  • pH: 3.62
  • Alcohol: 14.3%