The Joel Gott 2018 Washington blend has aromas of blackberry blossom, black
licorice and plum with notes of nutmeg.
On the palate, flavors of black currants and
cranberries are followed by smooth, elongated tannins with notes of tart cherries and subtle acidity on the mid-palate and a long, delicate finish.
Across the Columbia Valley, the 2018 growing season experienced a mild spring
followed by moderate summer temperatures. Cooler autumn temperatures allowed us to pick fruit based on the flavor development rather than the weather events. These ideal conditions allowed for fully mature flavors and concentration.
After fermentation, the wine was aged in 75% new American oak and 25% 2-yearold American oak to complement the flavors and tannins of the wine and soften the