gingkoredVanilla, pepper, and chocolate covered cherries are on the nose. Black cherries lead on the palate, with the chocolate following from behind, hand in hand with cassis and tomato leaf. Black pepper underlies everything, and smoke meat sneaks through on the finish. Drink with pulled pork. Recommended. 87.

WHO: Ginkgo Forest Vineyard
WHAT: Cabernet Sauvignon (56%), Syrah (33%), Merlot (11%)
WHERE: Washington, Wahluke Slope
WHEN: 2010




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