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Gorman Zachary's Ladder Red Blend

A tidbit about the grape(s)/wine style

Scoring 93pts on Wine Spectator, this red blend is predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon blended with Syrah and a touch of Petit Verdot. It's a prime example of balance between rich fruit and savory notes as well as finesse and structure. Located in Washington State, Gorman Winery continues to rack up the accolades, with their wines consistently being included among the highest rates reds in Washington State.  

Grapes: 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah and 5% Petit Verdot
Region: Washington State, USA
Aging: 20 months in 67% new French oak
Alcohol: 15.5% abv
Tasting Notes: Concentrated black cherry and cassis notes are balanced by baking spices, dried flower and tobacco. Moderate acidity and polished grain tannins provide a long, structured finish.
Food Suggestions: Grilled steak, blue cheese burgers, meatballs, portabella mushrooms

 

 


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