Dave Phinney's Locations WA5 (Washington)
Deep purple in color, the wine brims with aromas of wild blueberries, cassis, and pleasing notes of forest floor. e palate is initially treated to dense flavors of plum, milk chocolate and framboise. Following, a delightful interplay of violet, anise, black tea, and brown spices soon emerge giving further character to the wine. Silky tannins encapsulate things with a very pure and true finish.
A sixth generation vintner and friend of Locations winemaker, Dave Phinney once said, “if I were twenty-one, single, and could make wine anywhere in the world, it would be Washington.” With that endorsement and incentive, we proudly offer our first wine from the Northwest. Sourced from diverse vineyard blocks within the state’s best growing regions, we now know what he was talking about.
Blend: A blend of Syrah, Merlot, and Petit Sirah
Maturation: Barrel aged ten months in French and American oak barrels.