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Feather Cabernet Sauvignon
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Feather Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

Columbia Valley, Washington, United StatesA Long Shadows wines made in Washington by California mountain cabernet man Randy Dunn. Smoky saddle leather, meaty, tobacco leaf, cigar, peppery, coriander, vanilla, licorice root, coffee, black berry, cedar and cassis aromas, good complexity. Rich, ripe, dry, round, slightly tannic palate with good acidity but warm. Cassis jam, coffee, chocolate, cedar, peppery, black olive, blackberry, tobacco, leather, floral, vanilla flavours. Well balanced with some grip but youthful showing some tannins and oak. Best in 3-5 years. Feather is 100 per cent cabernet sauvignon is hand-harvested, fermented in small lots and aged 22 months in new Vicard French oak barrels. typical Dunn just getting better with age.Tasted: 30 November 2009Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 80.00 private wine stores US 65.00 estimated retail AB 75.00 fine wine shops QC 61.00 Producer: Long Shadows VintnersDistributors: Mark Anthony Wines and Spirits
Varietal: Cabernet SauvignonCSPC: 480525UPC: 808755003860