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2016 Canvasback Grand Passage Red Mountain Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Canvasback Grand Passage Red Mountain Washington State Cabernet Sauvignon

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For those who prize purity, concentration and layered complexity, our Grand Passage Cabernet Sauvignon embodies the essence of the Red Mountain region of Washington State. With a dry, desert-like climate, ideal southwest-facing slopes, and significant day and nighttime temperature swings, this renowned appellation yields wines of unparalleled depth and structure. Crafted using grapes from the very finest vineyards, Grand Passage represents the best of Red Mountain.

The Canvasback Grand Passage Cabernet Sauvignon earned a coveted spot in Andy Purdue's 25 top Northwest wines for 2019!

A must buy. Impressive depth with really convincing freshness is the first impression; the dark berries are laced with notes of violet flowers and chocolate. The palate is succulent and full of verve with ripe concentrated dark cherries and berries, carried on long, silky tannins. All class. Drink or hold.



James Suckling

Wine Profile

Production Notes
Varietal Content: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot; Cooperage: 100% French oak - 80% new, 10% neutral, 10% second
Winemaker Notes
Marked by its purity and opulence, the 2016 Grand Passage is an epic Cabernet with an opaque-black color, and effusive aromas of blackberry, marionberry, huckleberry, graham cracker pie crust and black licorice. Lush and hedonistic on the palate, its considerable weight is beautifully balanced by tremendous polish and supple, fine-grained tannins that enrobe voluptuous flavors of brambly berry, dark chocolate and cigar leaf, all of which glide to a long and seamless finish.
The 2016 growing season will likely be one of the stars of the decade. Marked by deep color, generous richness, and fine-grained tannins, the 2016 Cabernets benefited from an unusually long growing season. An early bud-break, above-average spring rainfall, and warm spring temperatures were followed by mild summer and fall weather. This ensured a slow and steady harvest, with the grapes achieving ideal physiological ripeness after enjoying abundant hangtime. As a result, the wines offer beautifully supple textures and lovely aromatics, with noteworthy complexity, freshness and weight.

Wine Specs

Wine Specs
Cabernet Sauvignon
Red Mountain
Harvest Date
September 1 - October 10, 2016
25.7° Brix at harvest
0.65 g/100 ml titratable acidity
20 Months in Barrel
14 days fermentation at 86°F
Alcohol %
James Suckling

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(Nov 22, 2019 at 3:20 PM)
This is an amazing full robust wine with a rich dark berry flavor and undertones of cocoa and subtle spices. We enjoyed it as part of a fall family dinner party on a cool evening where I served a chipotle chicken tortilla soup. This wine paired perfectly with the spicy soup and was a perfect compliment. For dessert, I served a chocolate tart topped with fresh berries and whipped cream and it also went great with this wine! “I completed this review in exchange for compensation and free product, but all views are my own."

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