2012 ANVIL Cabernet Sauvignon
Walla Walla Valley
94
The greatest wine I’ve tasted from this estate, the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Anvil checks in as 100% Cabernet Sauvignon that was raised in new French oak barrels. It’s a big, rich, decadently styled effort that offers beautiful red and black currants, cassis, underbrush, graphite and hints of wild herbs in a full-bodied, pure, layered and textured package that never comes across as heavy or cumbersome.
Jeb Dunnuck
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
2013 ANVIL Cabernet Sauvignon
Columbia Valley
94
An impeccably balanced beauty based on 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Petit Verdot from vines planted in 1988, the 2013 Anvil gives up notes of black currants, scorched earth and coffee beans. Rich, full-bodied, impressively concentrated and with killer purity, count me as a fan, and it will drink well for 10-15 years (2017 - 2033).
Jeb Dunnuck
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
2012 ANVIL Cabernet Sauvignon
Walla Walla Valley
92
Coming from one of the strongest vintages of the last decade and with a full five years in bottle, this blend of Pepper Bridge (60%) and Minnick Hills fruit brings aromas of smoke, barrel spice, cranberry, cherry and dark berry. The dark-fruit flavors are rich, luscious and palate coating. It brings a sense of hedonism and balance that is impossible to ignore.
Sean Sullivan
Wine Enthusiast
2013 Façon Rouge
Columbia Valley
91
Another terrific wine from proprietress Marie-Eve Gilla is the 2013 Façon Rouge Red Rhone GSM, which is 48% Syrah, 27% Mourvèdre and 25% Grenache, harvested all in October, that spent 16 months in one- to three-year-old barrels. Its healthy ruby/purple color is followed by lots of Syrah notes of olive, peppery herbs, dark fruits and some meatiness. These flow to a medium to full-bodied, pure, impeccably made 2013 that has beautiful intensity and length. Drink it anytime over the coming 7-8 years. These rock solid releases are made by Burgundy-trained, Marie-Eve Gilla, who created this estate in 2001.
Jeb Dunnuck
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
2013 Façon Rouge
Columbia Valley
91
This wine is just under half Syrah with the balance near equally split between Mourvèdre and Grenache. Peppery spices and sappy dark-fruit aromas are followed by juicy dark-fruit flavors that persist. It shows a very pretty styling.
Sean Sullivan
Wine Enthusiast
2013 Cabernet Sauvingon
Walla Walla Valley
91
Leafy herbs, earth, black currants and hints of toasty oak all emerge from the medium-bodied, fresh and elegant 2013 Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. Nicely balanced, with fine tannin and notable purity, it's a classic 2013 that should evolve nicely for 5-7 years.
Jeb Dunnuck
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
2013 Cabernet Sauvingon
Walla Walla Valley
91
The aromas are light, with notes of garden herb, pencil lead, barrel spice and dark fruit that are not yet ready to fully reveal their potential. The palate brings considerably more generosity, with lithe black-fruit flavors backed by fine-grained tannins. It's a very pretty expression of the variety.
Sean Sullivan
Wine Enthusiast
2013 Mourvèdre
Red Mountain
90
Coming from Red Mountain fruit, the 2013 Mourvedre offers classic, earthy, leathery and spicy characteristics to go with ripe red and black fruits, medium-bodied richness, good acidity and firm tannin. In short, it's a classic, well made Mourvèdre to drink over the coming 7-8 years (drink 2017 - 2025).
Jeb Dunnuck
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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When did Forgeron Cellars open in Walla Walla?

2001 Was our first vintage. We were the 23rd winery to open it's doors in Walla Walla.

Where do I find tech sheets and shelf talkers?

All of our shelf talkers, tech sheets and bottleshots are available directly from each wine page or in the "Download Support Materials" section below.

Where are you located?

Our full-production winery and tasting room are located in downtown Walla Walla, approximately 4-5 hours from Seattle in Washington State. If you can't make it to Walla Walla, we also have a fun tasting room and event space in Woodinville, just 40 minutes north of Seattle.

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Jeff Peda
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33 W. Birch St.
Walla Walla, WA 99362
P (360) 930-1911

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