K Vintners The Creator 2016
|Region||United States, Washington, Walla Walla Valley|
An 80/20 split of Cabernet and Syrah from a site in the Walla Walla Valley, the 2016 Cabernet / Syrah The Creator Powerline Vineyard offers lots of bloody black and blue fruit, black olive, beef blood, and pepper herb aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, rich, and concentrated, it has silky tannins and shows surprising elegance and finesse on the palate. It’s a “Wow” wine that should be snatched up by readers.
A blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Syrah, the 2016 The Creator opens to a generous black-fruited nose of black spices, dusty plum, savory olive and blackberry jus aromas. With a structured juicy core of fruit on the palate, the wine offers up a generous, full-bodied expression that lingers long with a hot and tannic finish that will age for more than a decade. 1,257 cases produced.
Refined yet spirited, with lively blackberry, smoky meat and tapenade flavors that build richness toward big but polished tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Drink now through 2027. 1,257 cases made.