By Paul Gregutt
The Times 

Beckstone 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Paul Gregutt

Beckstone 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon

The Horse Heaven Hills AVA (American Viticutural Area) is home to many of Washington's oldest and finest vineyards, not the least of which is Champoux. Famous for its red wines, especially Cabernet, it's a pleasure to find a well-made example at a relatively modest price. Robert Larsen (formerly with Rodney Strong) consults for Beckstone, which is vinified in the Tri-Cities. This vintage is principally sourced from the Wallula vineyards overlooking the Columbia River. The wine is medium-bodied with well-defined berry flavors framed with delicious touches of chocolate and toasted nuts. It is...



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