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2016 "INVADER" TEMPRANILLO

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100% Tempranillo 

Walla Walla Valley

Bottled March 27, 2018

Released June 16, 2018 

225 Cases

14.5% ALC

ON THE NOSE

Robust aromas of black fruit, savory jam, cherry pith and peppery spice with notes of vanilla, espresso and dried herbs.

ON THE PALATE

The flavors are concentrated and true-to-nose. This Tempranillo is rich and bold
with excellent tannin structure and a long finish full of spice.  

METHOD

Made using hand-picked and hand-sorted fruit from the foothills of the Blue
Mountains. We destemmed the berries into small bins for a 3 day cold soak, followed by 12 days of primary fermentation. The wine was sent to a combination of French and American oak barrels for malolactic fermentation and 18 months of aging. Just prior to bottling, we blended with a small percentage of Tempranillo from Numeral Mountain Vineyard, a beautiful site in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains that overlooks the majestic Columbia River in Entiat.      

AWARDS

Platinum - 2018 Wine Press NW Platinum Judging

Gold - 2018 NW Wine Summit

Silver - 2018 Great Northwest Wine Invitational 

Bronze - 2018 Cascadia Wine Competition 

 

SHIPPING

We ship wine in Washington State in favorable weather. After your purchase you will recieve an invoice via email with shipping cost. Once shipping is paid, your wine will be on it's way. 

If you live outside of Washington and would like to order wine please email cassie@longshipcellars.com to request a shipping quote. 

DISCOUNTS 

  • 12 or more bottles receive 20% discount - use discount code CASE20
  • Longship Wine Club Member. If you are a wine club member please contact us to get your discount code before purchasing.

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