Powers Winery Champoux Vineyard Red Blend Reserve

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Tasting Notes



This has a huge nose of spice, black currant, dark cherry, sage, fresh fennel, black pepper, and chocolate. This is a very elegant but powerful wine on the palate. The complexity delivers from start to finish with dried red fruits, eucalyptus, and very nice undertones of cedar and licorice with a touch of baking spice. This wine is very balanced with bright acidity and dusty fine tannins that are very balanced on the long finish.



Blend / Vineyard Info



52% Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills



30% Champoux Vineyard Merlot, Horse Heaven Hills



13% Champoux Vineyard Malbec, Horse Heaven Hills



3% Champoux Vineyard Petit Verdot, Horse Heaven Hills



2% Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Horse Heaven Hills



Winemaker Notes



This will be our 3rd release of the Champoux Vineyard Red Blend. This wine is a tribute to our long partnership with Paul Champoux and this unbelievable vineyard site. The components of this blend were fermented with a combination of traditional and pump-under techniques using a variety of 796 and PDM yeasts with 100% malolactic fermentation completed in French oak. We then aged the wine for 32 months in 85% new French oak barrels and then bottled it on the 16th of August. This wine has dark, deep, rich fruit flavors with a soft, but study tannin structure.



This will be a head turner for years to come.



Technical Data



Release Date: October 2013



Alcohol: 14%



Residual Sugar: 0.00



Acidity: 0.68



pH 3.76



Cases: 515


  • List Price: $36.75

Quantity in Stock: 11

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