Barnard Griffin Rob's Red Blend 2018, Washington

2018 vintage – Blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Winemaking: Pumpovers 2 times daily; pressed at 2-6% sugar; peak fermentation temperature 85 degrees; aged in European oak barrels and upright ovals. Winemaker’s Comments: “Delivers impressive dark fruit, vanilla, hazelnut and wood spice aromas that practically leap out of the glass. A powerhouse of cherry and blackberry preserve flavors supported by appropriate levels of acidity and well-integrated tannins. A wonderful wine to have on hand for every day enjoyment as well as special occasions.”