Brilliant ruby color with lively aromatics: fresh crushed berried and clove spice. Mouthfilling flavors of raspberry, dark chocolate and plum are balanced with firm tannins and excellent structure. Classic R3. Earthy tones and dark cassis and current make for a powerful, lengthy finish.
WINE MAKER'S NOTES
42% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc
RATINGS & AWARDS
Rated: 88, Wine Enthusiast 01/31/07
"Outstanding" - Wine Press, Winter 2006
ORIGIN OF GRAPE
R3 is blended from selected lots from Klipsun, Sheridan, Champoux, Ciel de Cheval, Dineen and Meek vineyards all from the Columbia Valley AVA.