Classic Sheridan Vineyard character: roses, black cherries and smoke on the nose. The initial palate impression rounds and softens with bright cherry notes followed by increasingly darker tones that frame the flavors of cassis, espresso, and smoked meats. The finish lingers like a Cascade sunset.
WINE MAKER'S NOTES
45% Sheridan Merlot, 32% Sheridan Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Sheridan Cabernet Franc -- pH of 3.8 and TA of 6.3 g/l
RATINGS & AWARDS
"91" Wine Enthusiast & "90" Wine Spectator
ORIGIN OF GRAPE
The fruit for Ulysses comes from Sheridan Vineyards in Zillah in the Yakima Valley AVA. The elevation is 1100-1200 ft with poor thin soil yielding 2 tons/acre.