2008 ANVIL Red Blend


Our luxury line, Anvil, is dedicated to highlight Washington State’s most sought-after vineyards in their best vintages. Sometimes a varietal, sometimes a blend; always lush, rich, and complex. Anvil is for the discerning enthusiast who appreciates traversing the nuances of origin among timeless classics.

$56 ($47.60)
  • Alcohol 14.6% % by volume
  • Aged 9 months
  • pH 3.63
  • TA .53 g/100mL
  • Barrel Program 100% new French oak
  • Bottled Date April 2012
  • Released Date December 2012
  • Production 99 cases

In the vineyard

Planted in 1983, Klipsun Vineyard is located on the southwestern edge of Red Mountain overlooking the Yakima River, where it receives the intense light of the afternoon sun. Frequent breezes stress the vines further. It is one of Washington’s warmest, driest vineyard locations. In combination with silty sand and shallow soils, these factors produce very ripe grapes with intense concentration, abundant flavor, and depth.

Appellation Red Mountain
Vineyard Klipsun Vineyard

In the cellar

One of our oldest vineyards to source from, Klipsun consistently yields Cabernet Sauvignon showing great power and intense fruit flavors in its produced wine.


In the glass

A medium to full bodied lush, rich and complex wine.


NOSE: blackberry, cherry, cassis, crushed roses, sandalwood, mulberry, orange peel, oriental perfumes.


MOUTH: licorice, Swiss chocolate, mocha, Red Mountain earth and minerals. The back reveals sensations of gently squeezed berries, kirsch liqueur, orange peel, roasted nuts, pencil lead, touch of crème brulée



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