94pointsKevin White 2018 La Fraternite Red (Yakima Valley)

Editors' Choice

Coming from Upland, Boushey and Olsen Vineyards, this wine is half Grenache, 41% Mourvèdre and 9% Syrah. The aromas of peppery spice, earthy, dried herbs, fresh plum, raspberry, smoked meat, black pepper and orange rind rise up from the glass, showing complexity and a classic Yakima Valley profile. The flavors explode with intensity, density, richness and layering along with impressive length. An extended, peppery finish caps it off. This is a big, broad-shouldered wine that still maintains a beautiful sense of balance. Sean P. Sullivan

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  • Alcohol
    14.9%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    9/1/2020
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