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Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2013

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Red fruited and deep on the nose with a hint of truffle lurking behind sweet raspberry and red currant fruit. Shows a hint of sage. Soft and broad in the mouth, this could use some acid to help add tension. The flavors are nice - red cherry and a touch jammy, with accents of wood spice that are attractive and not distracting - but the wine just sits in the mouth and fades on the modest finish. 83pts

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Waterbrook Winery:
Waterbrook Winery in the heart of Walla Walla, Washington is known for producing highly acclaimed wines that boast outstanding quality. Founded in 1984, it was the fourth established winery in Walla Walla and our name was chosen to complement the translation from Nez Perce Indian dialect for the name Walla Walla, meaning "running water." Now in its 25th Anniversary year, Waterbrook has grown fr... Read more
Waterbrook Winery in the heart of Walla Walla, Washington is known for producing highly acclaimed wines that boast outstanding quality. Founded in 1984, it was the fourth established winery in Walla Walla and our name was chosen to complement the translation from Nez Perce Indian dialect for the name Walla Walla, meaning "running water." Now in its 25th Anniversary year, Waterbrook has grown from a family run operation to an internationally recognized leader in Washington State winemaking. With numerous "Top Value" and "Best Buy" reviews, Waterbrook's entire portfolio is consistently awarded for its focus on value and quality and has earned the recognition as "Walla Walla's premium value wine." "Founded in 1984, it established itself as the value brand in the region, a mantle it can claim to this day." - Paul Gregutt, Wines & Wineries: The Essential Guide Read less

Editorial Reviews for Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065217,192
2.50 5
Vintage: 2009 12/19/2011

Red fruited and deep on the nose with a hint of truffle lurking behind sweet raspberry and red currant fruit. Shows a hint of sage. Soft and broad in the mouth, this could use some acid to help add tension. The flavors are nice - red cherry and a touch jammy, with accents of wood spice that are attractive and not distracting - but the wine just sits in the mouth and fades on the modest finish. 83pts


Member Reviews for Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

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Snooth User: jtryka
3127992,085
2.50 5
Vintage: 2010 07/06/2012

So on to tonight's festivities. Having just returned from my big vacation to Walla Walla, I thought why not open another bottle of wine from one of the Walla Walla winemakers? This one comes from Waterbrook, a winery that I drove past twice on the way to L'Ecole No. 41, but I didn't have time to stop. Fortunately my local wine merchant, G.B. Russo & Sons got a couple shipments of Waterbrook's 2010 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and put it on sale for just $11.49! So I figured even if I don't like it, it's at least inexpensive. See my full review on my blog here: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2012/07/2010-waterborrok-columbia-valley.html


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,198
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 04/02/2012

Dark nose of blackberry, plum cassis and kirsch. It's refreshing and tight yet with nice currant and cherry flavors. Wet, loamy earth and spice. Lots of spicy oak on the palate. With more time in bottle, this will be really nice. 3/24/12


0.00 5
Vintage: 2009 03/15/2012

Vibrant, refreshing and tight, showing currant and cherry flavors ... Drink now through 2014. -HS


Snooth User: Flaviorossi
68165370
3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 05/22/2011

Three glasses


Snooth User: David Schmidt
69358615
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 12/25/2010

Four glasses


Snooth User: gottvino4558
34676180
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 01/14/2010

Wow. Really took my wife and I be surprise. Let it breathe for an hour or so before serving, and we were pleasantly impressed! Good for the price.


Snooth User: aronowm2
333343,705
5.00 5
Vintage: 2003 03/08/2008

A perfect Washington cab. nothing more to say really.


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External Reviews for Waterbrook Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

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Vintage: 2009 08/06/2012

Vibrant, refreshing and tight, showing currant and cherry flavors that are nicely shaded with gentle hints of wet, loamy earth and spice. Drink now through 2014.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 08/06/2012

The 2009 blend includes 22% Merlot but eliminates Syrah. Tart fruit flavors of raspberry and pie cherry are dressed up in sweet baking spices. Simple, but tasty.


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Vintage: 2008 01/12/2012

Firm in texture, displaying a lovely beam of cherry and tobacco flavor that pushes through a layer of fine tannins, lingering nicely on the refined finish. Drink now. 2,000 cases made. -HS ** SOLD OUT **


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Vintage: 2005 11/25/2009

WS: 88 Points


External Review
Vintage: 2004 02/28/2009

Supple and focused. Appealing for its pure blueberry and currant flavors, shaded with gentle hints of cream, nutmeg and black olive. A beautifully formed red that has miles to go. Drink now through 2012. 3,134 cases made. –HS Wine Spectator. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Washington in USA. 2004 Waterbrook Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml


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Vintage: 2004 02/02/2009

A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Washington in USA. 2004 Waterbrook Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml




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