The wine has a bouquet of slate and earth, with hints of sweet tobacco. Fig and currant, along with spice and mocha, dominate the palate. The wine finishes with hints of vanilla and cocoa. Pairs nicely with grilled steaks, portabella mushrooms and BBQ.
2014 Field Blend
This is our second bottling of our Field Blend. The 2014 vintage is more of a ‘left bank” Bordeaux. “Field Blend” is 80% Cabernet Sauvignon blended 16% Malbec and 4% Petit Verdot. The wine was barrel aged in a mixture of French and American oak, with 50% of the oak being new barrels.
Wind Rose Cellars donates a portion of the proceeds from this wine to the North Olympic Land Trust.
FINISHED WINE: 80% Cab Sauv 16% Malbec 4% Petit Verdot
PRODUCTION: 1800 bottles
Grapes were hand-harvested and sorted. Crushed and stemmed. Fermented on skins 10 days.
AGE-WORTHY: 10-15 years