Prince Valiant

This harmonious blend of 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Malbec, and 25% Merlot has notes of maraschino cherry, cooking spice, plum, and vivid acidity.

 

YEAR: 2015

BLEND:
42% Cabernet Sauvignon
33% Malbec
25% Merlot

SOURCE:
Cabernet Sauvignon: Gilbert Vineyards, Horse Heaven Hills AVA, WA
Malbec: Upland Vineyards, Snipes Mountain AVA, WA
Merlot: Les Collines Vineyard, Walla Walla Valley AVA, WA

ABV: 14.2% abv

WINEMAKER NOTES: Our Prince Valiant blends are inspired by American Meritage wines. Meritage first appeared in the late 1980s after a group of American vintners joined forces to create a name for New World wines blended in the tradition of Bordeaux. A Red Meritage is a blend of two or more of the red Bordeaux varieties (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, Merlot, Petit Verdot, and Carmenere) with no one variety making up more than 90% of the blend. With one of the hottest
vintages on record in Washington State, crafting a delicious Meritage blend full of ripe flavors and elegant aromatics was effortless. For this vintage, we decided to lean on Cabernet Sauvignon for a good structured base, while adding in both Malbec and Merlot for body and acidity.

AWARDS

  • Gold – 2019 San Francisco International Wine Competition (90 Points)

PAIRING SUGGESTIONS:

  • Sirloin steak
  • Hanger steak
  • Pork tenderloin
  • Iberico ham
  • Cheese: Taleggio, Manchego

PRICE: $23.00

Please note: Full-bodied reds are prone to having sediment present in the bottle. Dropping sediment is a normal, natural and harmless occurrence in red wines that happens when a wine ages. Click here to read more.

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