Aromas of black cherries, blackberries and dusty rose petals are complemented by a hint of cedar. Dark fruits, mixed wild berries and dark chocolate nicely marry with vibrant notes of herbs and spices.
Wine Spectator 92 points - Fresh and vibrant, this is tightly wound around fine tannins, offering a generous burst of currant and plum fruit, hinting at clove and pepper as the finish lingers harmoniously. Drink now through 2021.—H.S. (Jun 11 2014)
(83% Cabernet Sauvignon/13% Merlot/3% Syrah/1% Cabernet Franc). Estate fruit was blended with grapes from the Octave and the Goff Vineyards and was aged in French (92%) and American (8%) oak, of which 25% was new.
|Founded in 2001, Amavi Cellars is located in Washington's Walla Walla Valley. Owned by three families, the Goffs, the McKibbens and the Pellets, they produce elegant and approachable estate-grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Semillon. The family owns three sustainably farmed vineyards - Les Collines, Seven Hills, and Pepper Bridge. Third generation winemaker and grape grower, Jean-Francois Pellet heads up winemaking efforts at Amavi and its sister property, Pepper Ridge Winery.