L'Ecole 41 Frenchtown Red Wine 2017, Columbia Valley, Washington

2017 vintage – 66% Bordeaux varietals: 31% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Franc. 34% Rhone varietals: 25% Syrah, 9% Grenache. Frenchtown, Walla Walla Valley’s first settlement, was founded by French Canadians in the early 1800s. A thriving viticulture and wine making community was established in the Valley by the 1860s. This Frenchtown wine salutes these pioneers. Frenchtown shows aromas of wild berries, fresh plum, black currant and baking spice. The generous fresh fruit flavors stay focused through an integrated finish. The wine was aged 9 months in primarily neutral French and American oak barrels, then bottle aged 6 additional months prior to release. 2017 vintage – Frenchtown shows aromas of wild berries, red cherry, black currant, and savory notes of dried sage and thyme. The generous, dark fruit flavors remain focused through an integrated finish.

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