8. Powers Winery Champoux Vineyard Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot. Cabernet Franc. Petit Verdot. Cabernet Sauvignon Washington Horse Heaven Hills (2007)
Cocoa and baking spices leap from the glass. The oak is not restrained, but it works well with the rich, primary black plum and black currant fruit. Mostly Cabernet, the fruit is pure with an intense aftertaste and is supported by a chiseled, muscular frame.