By Paul Gregutt
The Times 

PG's Wine of the Week

Secret Squirrel 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

 

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Secret Squirrel 2017 Cabernet Savignon

Apart from the intriguing name, there is much to admire here. This is a sister brand to Walla Walla's Corliss and Tranche wines. It features estate-grown fruit from Columbia Valley vineyards and is made by the same winemaking team as its pricier siblings. One sip and you can taste the kinship. The 2017 Cab is just now being released after spending 22 months in French oak and further aging in bottle, which has done wonders for the overall melding of the components. The packaging is clever and the glass has the deep punt usually found in pricier wines. The wine is exceptional for the price, a...



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