Barrel Series #3 – Northstar & WSU

Lot 1 :

2021 | Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Vineyards: Dionysus, Bacchus
  • Winemakers: David "Merf" Merfeld, Joel Wright
  • Alcohol %: 14.2
  • Release Date: May 2023
  • 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 100% French Oak for 18 months
  • Winemaker David "Merf" Merfeld Northstar Winery worked closely with WSU Viticulture & Enology Program students to create this blend through science and art. This wine is produced exclusively in this vintage for the Private Barrel Auction using thoughtful selection of the finest blocks from Dionysus Vineyard and Bacchus Vineyards. These blocks face a warm western sun on the riverside slope, producing many “reserve quality” wines by many producers. A one-of-a-kind wine created for the 2022 Private Barrel Auction.
  • Bright red fruit on the nose, very aromatic, raspberry, cherry, cherry jolly rancher, lush smooth elegant, balanced, hit of all spice, nice integration of toasted oak

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