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Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014. Doubleback

Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014. Doubleback

Item #: 6757
Vintage: 2014
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard/Appellation: Walla Walla Valley, California
Color: Dark & Saturated Color
Nose: Raspberry, Blackberry Cobbler and Cocoa Powder
Palate: Dark Fruit, dark chocolate
Finish: Perfect acidity for balance
Cellaring/Serving Suggestions: Now through 2019/Alcohol 14.4%
Availability: Out of Stock
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A beautifully dark and saturated color that leads in to aromatics of raspberry, blackberry cobbler and cocoa powder. Digging deeper reveals sagebrush, menthol and rosemary that evolves and opens with grace over time - a completely entrancing wine. A large mouthfeel of dark fruit, dark chocolate and enticing length with perfect acidity for balance. Incredibly rich and lush, this wine is complex, ridiculously layered, and will age for years to come. Being almost entirely from McQueen Vineyard, the 2014 is a great testament to the strength of this site. Fractured basalt driven soils, wind that thickens the skins and develops tannin, and a higher elevation that retains the acidity and allows for more hang time - I couldn't be more proud of this wine.

For former NFL Quarterback Drew Bledsoe, owning a winery has been a longtime aspiration that would allow him to combine his passion for fine wine and love of the Walla Walla Valley, his hometown. Drew returned in 2007 to plant his original estate vineyard, McQueen, on the southern end of the Walla Walla Valley AVA. The following year, Drew launched Doubleback, an estate-focused winery with the goal to produce world-class Cabernet Sauvignon.