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2016 Columbia Crest US Red Blend "Gold Limited Release"

Columbia Crest 2016 Gold Limited Release

Winery: Columbia Crest

Vintage: 2016

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Gold Limited Release"

Wine Category: US Red Blend

Grape blend: 64% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petite Sirah, & 1% Other Red Varietals

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Columbia Valley

State or country: WA

Price: $12

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: December 25, 2018

Wine Review: This bright red blend from the Columbia Valley is a steal! It opens with red raspberry and black cherry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, easy to drink and a little juicy. The flavor profile is a tasty black plum and gentle oak blend with notes of blueberry. I also detected a hint of raspberry tea. The finish is dry and its flavors fade away nicely. This is a quaffing red wine that while not complex, would be perfect for your holiday parties. Server it sliders. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Dark and rich with a silky palate and flavors of fresh raspberries and salted dark chocolate, this Cabernet Franc-based red wine is a great option to pair with grilled meats and vegetables.

Organic status: not organic

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