Barnard Griffin Cabernet Sauvignon 2018, Columbia Valley, Washington

Barnard Griffin Winery is situated in south-central Washington at the confluence of the Yakima, Columbia, and Snake Rivers, in the heart of Washington State’s wine country. Founded in 1983 by Rob Griffin and Deborah Barnard, Barnard Griffin has been producing wines for over 30 years. 2018 – 84% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6.% Merlot, 6.2% Malbec, 2.9% Petit Verdot. Winemaking: Pumpovers 2 times daily; pressed at 1-3% sugar; peak fermentation temperature 85 degrees; aged 18 months in old and new European oak barrels. “Delivers a complex, exuberant mix of tart cherry, effusive plum, orange zest and toasty oak flavors. Youthful, juicy and brimming over with fruit! This delicious Cab from the remarkable 2018 vintage has set a new high standard for our ‘Signature’ line of Cabernet.”