Leonetti Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Walla Walla Valley, Washington

2017 vintage – 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 5% Malbec, 1% Petit Verdot from Loess, Mill Creek Upland, Seven Hills, and Holy Roller vineyards. Each vineyard site was chosen for its unique soils, slopes, aspects, and mesoclimates. The vineyards are farmed intensively by hand, with a focus on sustainability. The wine was aged 22 months in new and once filled French oak barrels, and neutral oval botti. Dark and dense depth of color. “Our Cabernet from this fantastic vintage has a complex and compelling nose of ripe black cherry, cedar, lavender, huckleberry, and rich coffee caramel. The flawless texture is immediataely pleasing on the palate, with both tannin and acid in perfect balance with the dense core of fruit.” – winery. For more than 30 years, the Figgins Family has been producing wines of consistently high quality at Leonetti Cellar, which was originally bonded in 1977 by Founders Gary and Nancy Figgins.