Chateau Ste. Michelle 2005 Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon (Columbia Valley (WA))

Pure Cabernet Sauvignon from older vines, the Cold Creek bottling often begins life rather compact, even hard, and will usually benefit from some years of bottle age. This 2005 is a tough, somewhat stemmy wine, with tightly wound black fruits, herbs and leather wrapped into its core. Tannic and unyielding, even after some hours of breathing time, it is a bit too soon to know exactly how good it will ultimately become. Paul Gregutt

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