Well known as the one of best wine growing regions in Washington state, Red Mountain vineyards have produced top quality wines during a vintage which are a challenging other well-known wine growing regions.
Main reasons for that can be found in the fact that 2013 growing season began with spring rains which had a beneficial effect on soil.
During summer season were many sunny hours what makes grapes ready for harvest earlier, in September.
This Red Mountain Wine reserve aged circa 28 months in French oak barrels prior to packing into Bordeaux glass bottles.
Before Hedges Family Wine Reserve goes on the market, the wine received additional bottle age to ensure the bold mountain wine components had sufficient time to properly matures.
Tasting Notes Of Red Mountain Wine Reserve
Red Mountain Wine Reserve is a classic blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (around 67%) and Merlot which are two of the world’s best known and most widely grown sort of grapes.
For many years, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot have been the quintessential Bordeaux wine grapes, but their popularity have now taken them far beyond the borders of the Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde, to the furthest reaches of worlds vineyards.
Red Mountain Wine Reserve is the high quality cuvee from one of the producers with a longest tradition around Red Mountain.
Wine has been decanted for 45 minutes, with inky purple color with no bricking, complex taste, rounded nose with cedar nuances that didn’t fade a bit over 2 hours.
Generous levels of dark fruit on the palate, black currants and blackberry. Body texture is a smooth and silky.
Wines tannins seem to be nicely resolved and integrated. This wine is traditionally extremely tannic on release and needs at least 6-8 years of cellaring.
Red Mountain Wine is full of alluring fruity layers of berries, plum and cherries.