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Waterbrook Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Moderately intense on the nose but showing fine balance with nuanced dark chocolate, cedary oak, violet, faint herb and wild blackberry aromas. In the mouth this is a little edge and bright, very medium weight with fine layered flavors of black currant, plum, vanilla and toast. The tannins add to the edginess here, being very slightly rough around the edges though well within balance. On the backend more herbal and violet tones emerge adding a little complexity extending over the modest blueberry toned finish. There’s a lovely and refreshing tartness to this wine that helps it stand out from the crowd. 87pts

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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 Winery Cabernet Sauvignon

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
3.50 5
Vintage: 2011 10/29/2013

Moderately intense on the nose but showing fine balance with nuanced dark chocolate, cedary oak, violet, faint herb and wild blackberry aromas. In the mouth this is a little edge and bright, very medium weight with fine layered flavors of black currant, plum, vanilla and toast. The tannins add to the edginess here, being very slightly rough around the edges though well within balance. On the backend more herbal and violet tones emerge adding a little complexity extending over the modest blueberry toned finish. There’s a lovely and refreshing tartness to this wine that helps it stand out from the crowd. 87pts


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Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065238,749
4.40 5
Vintage: 2011 10/29/2013

Four and a half glasses


External Reviews for Waterbrook Winery Cabernet Sauvignon

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Vintage: 2012 03/05/2015

In the early 1980’s, Waterbrook founders set up the town’s fourth bonded winery in Walla Walla realizing the enormous potential of the region. With a 2008-built, state-of-the-art winery, Waterbrook is producing world class wines from Walla Walla and the greater Columia Valley. Grapes for this 2012 Cab are sourced from three prime vineyards; Doval Vineyard and Canoe Ridge Vineyard in Columbia Valley and Willard Vineyard in Yakima Valley. A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot the wine was aged for 15 months in American oak barrels. It shows beautiful spicy and black fruit aromas. On the palate it’s bold but balanced with cherry notes, coca, mocha and hints of white pepper. Tannins are supple giving a silky texture and the finish is spicy and long. A beautiful expression of Washington Cab at a great price!




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