Abeja Cabernet Sauvignon 2020, Columbia Valley, Washington

Composition: 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot. Aging: 22 months in 40% new, 60% experienced French oak. Vineyard sources: Sagemoor Vineyards: Bacchus, Dionysus, Weinbau, Sagemoor; Abeja Vineyards: Mill Creek, Heather Hill, Skysill; Ceil Du Cheva. ppealing aromas of crushed cherries with hints of lightly roasted coffee, vanillin, cloves, and a tinge of mint play on the nose and continue to unfold on a broad palate where further layers of savory olive and black walnut develop. The generous structure is elegantly woven with pleasant acidity and velvet-like tannins as ample dark fruits continue to deliver a persistent finish.