Cabernet Sauvignon & Red Blend 2014
Walla Walla Washington
$74.99, $67.49 for Wine Club Members
"Aromas of currant, spices, herbs, licorice and scorched earth are lifted by hints of violet and rose petal that may be from the Cabernet Franc. Very concentrated, tactile wine with a pleasing balance of fruit sweetness and tannins. A dominant redcurrant flavor is complicated by a meaty nuance and a suggestion of brown sugar, with energizing Cabernet-typical herb and licorice notes emerging as the wine opens in the glass. Very suave, broad, big wine with a serious tannic spine to support extended aging." "94 points" Sephen Tanzer, Vinous Oct 2017.
Corliss 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon
Walla Walla Valley
$94.99, $85.49 for Wine Club Members
"Deep, lively aromas of black raspberry, pungent spices, coffee, mint and picholine olive, plus a complicating hint of herbaceousness. Wonderfully concentrated, fine-grained and light on its feet, conveying terrific intensity and inner-mouth energy to its slightly inky black fruit and mint flavors. Finishes very spicy and long, with tannins saturating the entire palate but not showing any dryness. An outstanding young Washington Cabernet for the cellar. I am actually a bit ahead of myself on the Corliss wines, as these 2014s will not be released until 2019." "95 points" Stephen Tanzer, Vinous Oct 2017