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J. Bookwalter Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Foreshadow 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

"Due to the cool growing season in 2010 we judiciously blended in varieties that matured earlier in the season, like Merlot and Syrah, to enhance and lift the fruit and structure of our Cabernet sources. Both aromatically and on the palate, the wine displays a symphony of bright red fruits led by cherries and raspberries. This engaging fruit is surrounded by hints of sage, lavender, caramel, sandalwood, resin, black olive and the dusty savory herbs one comes to expect from our layered Cabernets. The wine enters the palate sweet and round, lingers on the finish with creamy fine-grained tannins, followed by the signature acidity of the vintage—a level of acidity that will certainly allow for greater aging potential for the wines of this substance. Recommended cellaring 6–12 years." -Winery

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Bookwalter Winery:
Lush red and vibrant white wines from the Columbia Valley: Located in the Heart of the Columbia Valley, Bookwalter Winery has been producing small lots of high quality wine since 1983. With the addition of Zelma Long as consultant winemaker in 2000, Bookwalter continues to "push the envelope" in producing some of the most profound wines available in Washington State.

Member Reviews for J. Bookwalter Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Foreshadow

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Snooth User: shsim
10326661,287
3.50 5
01/14/2013

Finally got to visit the winery after having a taste in San Diego! With a nose of toasty caramel and blackcurrant, this had layers of tannins, with juicy notes of dark red cherries, walnuts and cigar. Lingering finish of dark fruits. I would not call it smooth but this was enjoyable. Sounds pretty similar to 2009 except for the chocolate and cigar. For more on the tasting, please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2013/01/washington-epic-bookwalter.html


Snooth User: shsim
10326661,287
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 06/04/2012

Had this part of a local J.Bookwalter wine. Good toasty notes of brownies with plum, walnut and earthiness. This lush wine was well balanced with juicy fruitiness and hints of toasted nuts and chocolate. I would love to revisit! I did not realise I already had this before! It was amazing to find similarities in notes! For more on the tasting, please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/06/wine-encounter.html


Snooth User: shsim
10326661,287
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 05/20/2012

Had this at a Washington tasting. Smells of burnt caramel and brownies, it was like going home! It was toasty with good balance of acid and tannins. Loved the ripe juicy berries with hints of smokiness and dark chocolate. Will definitely revisit! For more, please visit http://dionyshius.blogspot.com/2012/05/washingtons.html


Snooth User: smiles813
1063123319
0.00 5
Vintage: 2008 04/12/2012

$31.89


Snooth User: jayhawkrrr
30117819
5.00 5
Vintage: 2008 12/08/2011

One of our favorite cabs! Especially the 2008. Nice, big cab with a Velvet Chocolate finish. Very unique wine that makes me want to buy as much as I can find!!


Snooth User: mousking1
329485222
4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 12/17/2009

if you are looking for a true tast of the northwest, this is the perfect wine, my only regret about purchasing this wine is that i only bought one.


Snooth User: jayhawkrrr
30117819
4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 12/08/2011

2009 has more Cab vs. 2008 foreshadow. Still very good but could use a couple of years to age. Excellent value at 23.99 Costco.


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External Reviews for J. Bookwalter Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Foreshadow

External Review
Vintage: 2009 01/03/2013

This has finesse and intensity, delivering fresh ripe currant, plum, espresso and sage flavors on a deftly balanced frame, lingering on the expressive finish. Drink now through 2019. 2,262 cases made. -HS Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Washington in USA. 2009 Bookwalter Foreshadow Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
Vintage: 2008 04/12/2011

Bookwalter Foreshadow Cab 08


External Review
Vintage: 2008 09/23/2011

J. Bookwalter Foreshadow Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 and all other wine from J. Bookwalter are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from WineDada.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from USA and across the globe.


External Review
Vintage: 2006 04/30/2010

J. Bookwalter Foreshadow Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 and all other wine from J. Bookwalter are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from USA and across the globe.



"Due to the cool growing season in 2010 we judiciously blended in varieties that matured earlier in the season, like Merlot and Syrah, to enhance and lift the fruit and structure of our Cabernet sources. Both aromatically and on the palate, the wine displays a symphony of bright red fruits led by cherries and raspberries. This engaging fruit is surrounded by hints of sage, lavender, caramel, sandalwood, resin, black olive and the dusty savory herbs one comes to expect from our layered Cabernets. The wine enters the palate sweet and round, lingers on the finish with creamy fine-grained tannins, followed by the signature acidity of the vintage—a level of acidity that will certainly allow for greater aging potential for the wines of this substance. Recommended cellaring 6–12 years." -Winery

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