2015 "INVADER" TEMPRANILLO

100% Tempranillo 

Horse Heaven Hills

Released June 17, 2017 

108 cases

ON THE NOSE

Aromas of leather, cherry and pipe tobacco with occasional hints of dried herbs and bubble gum. 

ON THE PALATE

Balanced tannins and velvety with flavors of boysenberry, rainier cherry and figs. The finish is long and smooth with hints of peppery spice and crushed basalt.

METHOD

Our first 100% varietal Tempranillo was whole-berry fermented and barrel-aged in 60% new French oak for 18 months.  Blended with a splash of Tempranillo from Numeral Mountain Vineyard, a rocky, high-elevation site overlooking the majestic Columbia River in Entiat, WA.     

AWARDS 

Double-Gold - 2017 Tri-Cities Wine Festival

Silver - 2017 Great Northwest Wine Invitational

Silver - 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition




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