Aromas of black cherries, blackberries and dusty rose petals are complemented by a hint of cedar. Dark fruits, mixed wild berries and dark chocolate nicely marry with vibrant notes of herbs and spices.
Wine Spectator 90 points - Dark, dense and spicy, with black pepper and black tea overtones to the currant and berry flavors, gliding smoothly into a long and expressive finish. Best from 2015 through 2020.—H.S.
AMAVI VINEYARDS 2010 AMAVI CABERNET SAUVIGNON WALLA WALLA
"Dark, dense and spicy, with black pepper and black tea overtones to the currant and berry flavors, gliding smoothly into the long, expressive finish. Best from 2015 through 2020." Harvey Steimann Wine Spectator 90 points
|(83% Cabernet Sauvignon/13% Merlot/3% Syrah/1% Cabernet Franc). Estate fruit was blended with grapes from the Octave and the Goff vineyards and was aged in French (92%) and American (8%) oak, of which 25% was new.
|Founded in 2001, Amavi Cellars is located in Washington's Walla Walla Valley. Owned by three families, the Goffs, the McKibbens and the Pellets, they produce elegant and approachable estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Semillon. The family owns three sustainably farmed vineyards - Les Collines, Seven Hills, and Pepper Bridge. Third generation winemaker and grape grower, Jean-Francois Pellet heads up winemaking efforts at Amavi and its sister property, Pepper Ridge Winery.