COLUMBIA CREST Cabernet Sauvignon 'Crowdsourced' 2014

Columbia Crest has created this wine through the ideas articulated by their online community, and the inaugural vintage is a huge success. The 2014 'Crowdsourced' Cabernet by Columbia Crest is an excellent bottling, sourced from the Horse Heaven Hills, that sat 16 months in 30% new oak barrels prior to bottling. Coming from a great vintage for Cabernet, the wine is a blend of 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Malbec, 4% Petit Verdot, and 2% Merlot. This wine opens with aromas of black tea, coffee grounds and black cherries with black olive accents. The palate has a lovely mineral streak, with rich flavors of black olive, black cherry, anise and coffee grounds. Overall, this Cabernet shows nice poise considering the warm vintage. (Best 2016-2021) - September, 2016 (OB)

Wine Specifications

  • Report Date: September, 2016
  • Producer: Columbia Crest
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Drinking Window: 2016-2021
  • Estimated Value: $30
  • Country: United States
  • Region: Washington
  • Appellation: Horse Heaven Hills
  • Importer: Chateau St. Michelle Estates

Find More: Washington: Vol. I (2013/2014), WASHINGTON 2014

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