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2015 Antagonist

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These wines are hand-made like our reserves in small fermentations and aged all in French oak barrels.  It's delicious and great with foods all year, from wineter stews to summer BBQ's.

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2015 Foreshadow Cabernet Sauvignon

Sweet ripe fruits with vanilla oak leap out of the glass introducing this delicious Cabernet Sauvignon from Sagemoor
Vineyard’s Dionysus blocks. Full bodied and explosive, the wine has the purity of fruit expressive of the powerful 2015
vintage. The smooth and generous palate shows off the rich fruit of the Columbia Valley. Long lasting flavors in gentle
tannins and freshening acidity complete our cabernet. Clear dark ruby color and abundant fragrances of ripe
dark Cabernet fruit invite you to enjoy this young muscular wine. Blended with Malbec and Syrah from Conner Lee
Vineyard, the Cabernet shines with fruit and acidity to last decades of enjoyment.

 

 

 

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SKU: 15 FSCS
2013 PROTAGONIST

Classic ripe Cabernet aromas invite you to a glass filled with dark fruits, cream and coffee tones. Generous amounts of black fruits, graphite, minerals, cocoa and rose petals seamlessly fill the nose and palate. The finish is long, filled with fruit and vanilla with toasty oak and mocha flavors echoing across this rich wine. Fine smooth tannins and refreshing acidity structure this refreshing young Cabernet that opens well in the glass. Powerful, age worthy, long and generous, this wine will richly reward for a decade or two, enjoyable with a host of foods throughout the seasons.

Received 91 points from Wine Spectator and Wine Advocate and 90 points from the Wine Enthusiast
 
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2014 PROTAGONIST

Classic ripe Cabernet Sauvignon aromas fill this richly perfumed wine. Fragrant currant and blackberry, mocha and sweet French oak tones harmonize with mineral tones in this powerful reserve old vine cabernet. Long flavors and powerful structure come from our low yielding Cabernet vines. With the addition of choice Syrah and Malbec for aromatic lift, the blend describes Cabernet at its most gorgeous vintage expression. Fragrant and able to delight now, this rich wine will age for a decade or two, enjoyable with a host of foods throughout those seasons.

Scored 92 points from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, and Wine Advocate

Double gold at the Seattle Wine Award

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2014 CONFLICT

Dark Northwest blueberries, cherries, and currants with new French oak and savory earthiness fill the glass of this ripe youthful wine. Aromas of coffee and crème brûlée complement the dominant ripe Merlot flavors. Supported by 5% Cabernet Franc for aromatic brightness, Cabernet Sauvignon’s tannic intensity vies with the voluptuous Merlot for attention in this dynamic wine.

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Silver Medal Winner at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Scored 93 points from Wine Spectator
Scored 92 points from Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Advocate
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2015 CONFLICT

Our classical blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon displays the terroir of Conner Lee Vineyard in gorgeous form. Our outstanding 1992 Merlot block we blend with our old block 1987 Cabernet in this reserve selection. Warm vintages for Conner Lee Vineyard are our favorites, showing off big ripe flavors balanced by the cool site’s fresh acidity. Expect this wine to last for ten to twenty years and show its best from one year after release.

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2014 SUSPENSE

Vintage 2014 fruit from Conner Lee Vineyard yielded huge tannin and color. Our vintage portfolio carries a volume and weight that matched our house style of bold, rich and smooth reds age worthy for decades. Ripe savory Merlot and fragrant Cabernet Franc marry, displaying attractive fruit filled aromas. The ripe tones of currants, raspberries and spiced oak open this big flavored wine. Smooth and generous, this classic blend is rich in fruits and savory French oak. Youthful at release, it will age gracefully for years.

Received 91 Points from Wine Enthusiast!
Silver Medal Winner at San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
 
 
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SKU: 14 SUSPENSE
2015 Suspense

Our most floral reserve wine displays the ripe cassis, cherries and dried rose petal aromas of perfectly ripened Cabernet Franc. Generous and smooth textured, our lucious blend shows off the best of our 2015 vintage Cabernet Franc supported by its classic Merlot complement.

Received 90 points from Wine Enthusiast

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SKU: 15 Suspense
2013 Foreshadow Merlot

From a long line of outstanding Merlots produced from Conner Lee Vineyard, this ripe wine displays the deep flavors of great and delicious Washington Merlot. Full bodied and explosive, it has the purity of fruit expressive of the hot vintage. The smooth and generous palate shows off the rich fruit of the Columbia Valley. Clear dark ruby color and abundant fragrances of attractive fruit invite you to enjoy this young generous wine. Blended with Malbec and Syrah from old and new vineyards we love, the Merlot shines with fruit and acidity to last decades of enjoyment.
 

 
Received 90 Points from Wine Advocate and Wine Enthusiast
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2015 Antagonist Syrah

This Antagonist is a flashy wine that bursts forth with the greatness 2015 promised. The wine’s aromatics rise up with extracted concentrated black fruits and fine burgundy oak. Delicious palate aromatics of deep dark fruit, lavender, coffee, graham cracker, fired steak & sweet spices are built into this rich, lithe wine. From our favorite Syrah vineyard in Yakima, Elephant Mountain Vineyard, the concentrated wine will cellar for years. Yet it is fun and easy to drink now, a hallmark of a great vintage. 

 

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SKU: 15 Antagonist
2013 Volume 3

Luxurious Cabernet Sauvignon aromas fill the glass of this classic old vine wine. Savory black cherry and red currant fruits are seamlessly blended with fine oak and flavors of cream, graphite and new French oak leading to a smooth finish. Selected from Dionysus Vineyard’s old block D18, this reserve Washington Cabernet produces a wine in our style of pure Cabernet expression. The precious amount of fruit was picked at peak ripeness, fermented for density and structure, and aged in new French puncheons and barrels. Refreshingly bright and smooth, it shines in all its dimensions. Bottled when youthful, this wine will give pleasure for years to come.

 

Received 92 Points from Wine Advocate, 91 points from the Wine Enthusiast
Double Gold Winner at Seattle Wine Awards
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2014 VOLUME 4

Luxurious Cabernet Sauvignon aromas fill the glass of this classic old vine wine. Savory black cherry, currant and graphite flavors harmonize with new French oak leading to a smooth finish. Selected from Dionysus Vineyard’s old block D18, this reserve Washington Cabernet produces a reserve style of pure Cabernet expression. Refreshingly bright and smooth, the Cabernet shines in all its dimensions of terroir.

Scored 92 points from Wine Enthusiast

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SKU: 14 VOLUME 4
2013 Chapter 6

Hedonistic Cabernet aromas generously invite you into this luxurious wine. Black fruits, jam and fine oak lead to flavors of fruit, cream, coffee and oak with a powerful finish.

Our most powerful Washington Cabernet, Conner Lee Vineyards expresses itself ideally through the fine, smooth tannins and refreshing acidity structure of this age worthy tour de force. The precious amount of fruit was picked at peak ripeness, fermented for density and structure, and aged in new French puncheons and barrels.

 

Received 92 Points from Wine Advocate, and 90 points from the Wine Enthusiast
Gold Medal winner at Seattle Wine Awards
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2014 CHAPTER 7

Hedonistic Cabernet aromas generously invite you into this luxurious wine. Aromas of mocha, spices and graphite, earth and ripe black fruits, build a complex savory wine into a powerful finish. Our old vine selection of Conner-Lee Vineyard’s Cabernet Sauvignon expresses its age worthy perfection with dense flavors, smooth tannins and refreshing acidity in this fantastic tour de force that will delight for decades.

Scored 94 points from Wine Spectator,  93 points from the Wine Advocate and 92 points from Wine Enthusiast

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SKU: 14 CHAPTER 7
2015 Readers Merlot

An outstanding Merlot from Washington’s revered old vineyards Conner Lee and Dionysus. Our Readers blend tips its hat to all exploratory readers of books and wine. Blending Conner Lee Vineyard’s 1992 old block Merlot and Dionysus Vineyards’ block

15 Merlot combines two super character vineyards. Elephant Mountain Vineyard’s Cabernet bring spice and complexity to the blend. This powerful wine offers fragrant cherries and chocolate with rich marrionberry flavors in this delicious easy drinking style.

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2014 READERS CABERNET SAUVIGNON

 

A stunning Cabernet from Washington’s oldest and most revered vineyards. Our Readers blend tips its hat to the exploratory readers of books and wine. Sourced from Conner Lee Vineyard’s old vines from ’87 and ’88 blocks, Dionysus Vineyards’ old block 18 and Elephant Mountain Vineyards’ high elevation superior Cabernet blocks, this powerful wine offers fragrant blackberries, mocha and mineral complexity, all built into this fantastic old vine Cabernet’s delicious style.

Double Gold at the Seattle Wine Awards

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2014 2 Bottle Wood Box Gift Set

Give the gift of Bookwalter. Choose a custom made wood gift box. You can pick them up at either of our locations or ship them. Complementary ground shipping. Order before December 16th.

 

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