The nose of the wine has hints of tobacco, spice and caramel. On the palate, this full body red wine has fruit flavors of dried fig and Medjool dates. Hints of coffee and mocha give the wine an espresso finish. Pairs nicely with red meat, BBQ or grilled lamb.
2016 Library ReAd
This is our fourth addition of Library Read. This wine is a joint project with the Libraries of Clallam and Jefferson County. Wind Rose Cellars donates 15% of the sales of this wine back to these libraries.
FINISHED WINE: 85% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Malbec
Vineyard: Lonesome Spring Ranch Yakima valley
PRODUCTION: 56 cases (672 bottles)
WINE MAKING PROCESS: Hand harvested in early October 2016. Hand sorted then fully crushed. Maceration was 6 days on the skins before pressing. The wines aged in French oak barrels for 30 months. 50% were new oak.
BOTTLED: June 2019 RELEASED: October 2019
AGE-WORTHY: 15+ years after bottling