Anvil by Forgeron, Minnick Hills Vineyard, 'Proprietary Blend'
ANVIL

2017 Anvil by Forgeron, Minnick Hills Vineyard, 'Proprietary Blend'

WALLA WALLA VALLEY
$65 ($52)
CELLAR NOTES
  • Alcohol 14.5% % by volume
  • Aged 16 months
  • pH 3.93
  • TA 4.5 g/l
  • Barrel Program 91% French Oak, 21% new. 9% American Oak, 80% neutral
  • Harvested Date October 2017
  • Barreled Date November 2017
  • Bottled Date March 2019
  • Released Date August 2019
  • Production 243 cases

In the vineyard

The 2017 vintage was a difficult one to start, coming off one the coldest winters in Eastern Washington’s
history. Despite a late frost our fruit survived. As Spring turned into Summer, Mother Nature delivered an
ideal growing season, long enough for our fruit to fully ripen and short enough to ensure we could pick it
before poor weather arrived.

Appellation Walla Walla Valley

In the cellar

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Harvest Date: October 15, 2017
Barreled Date: November 10, 2017
Bottled Date: March 22, 2019
Release Date: 2019
Production:243 cases
UPC: 710535994537
Varietal: 46% Cabernet Sauvignon,
38% Malbec, 16% Merlot
Vineyard: Minnick Hills
Appellation: Walla Walla Valley
pH: 3.93 | TA: 4.5 g/L | Alcohol: 14.5%
Cooperage: 16 months in 91% French oak,
21% new, 9% American

In the glass

A beautifully deep ruby color in the glass

 

 

aromas of currant, red berries, complex floral notes and hints of fresh herbs and graphite.

lovely medium-bodied structure with refined tannins and balance.

A great wine to enjoy with steak, or other grilled meats and vegetables

Vintage

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