800.962.8463   View Cart   Track Order   My Account   Customer Service  Sign Up for Email Alerts
WineExpress.com
FREE SHIPPING on All Orders of $99 or More.
Browse by: Wines by Type | Wines by Varietal | Wines by Region

Home

 
Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Canoe Ridge Estate, Horse Heaven Hills
Qualifies for Free Shipping on $99+
 
Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Canoe Ridge Estate, Horse Heaven Hills
Item Number:13 20 116 12
Regular Price:$34.95
Sale Price:$29.95
- 14% off!
Availability: IN STOCK 
Buy: 
 

Pin It


Ratings
CUSTOMER RATING
Based on the averaged scale of 1 to 5 glasses

EXPERT RATING
Based on the 100 Point Scale
 WE  90 
 AG  91 
About Our Ratings

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Canoe Ridge Estate, Horse Heaven Hills
Planted in 1991, the vineyard at Canoe Ridge Estate lies on a steep, wind-swept south-facing slope on the bank of the Columbia River in Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills AVA. The site’s proximity to the river protects it from temperature extremes, allowing uniform ripening and superb balance. Ripe grapes were destemmed and sorted with a new cutting-edge grape receiving and sorting system designed to gently remove any green material from the grapes, allowing for pure varietal expression and soft mouthfeel. Daily gentle pumpovers were used to extract optimal flavor and color and minimize harsh tannins. The wine aged for 22 months in French and American oak, 60% new. Antonio Galloni scored this 91 points saying "Dark ruby-red. Very sexy oak notes of black raspberry, black cherry, licorice cocoa powder and violet, along with intriguing earth notes and a suggestion of medicinal reserve. At once plush and bright, with the sappy, almost syrupy black fruit and bitter chocolate flavors avoiding heaviness. Salty more than sweet, finishing with a strong spine of building tannins and excellent length. Merlot in this vineyard is actually more structured than the softer Cabernet Sauvignon here, according to winemaker McKee."

Discuss This Wine in Real-Time


Customer Reviews

There are no reviews for this item. Write Review

Ask Us a Question

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
No questions have been asked about this item. Be the first!

You May Also Like:
Subscribe button Privacy policy
Wine Gift Baskets | Pairings | Wine by Type | Wine by Varietal | Wine by Region | Samplers | Wine Clubs
Affiliate Program | Customer Service | Track Order | My Account | View Cart | About Us
Follow Us And Stay Connected!
Follow Us ANd Stay Connected

Copyright © 2016, Wine Express®
All Rights Reserved.


WEB01-WEX Facebook Twitter Pinterest RSS Google +