Puffin Cabernet Sauvignon


Tasting Notes

The best Puffin Cab Sauv yet!

Puffin Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 delivers enticing aromas of dark fruit and herbs.

On the palate, this Cabernet is layered with fruit flavors of black cherry and blackberry, combined with flavors of mint, sage and cedar.

A beautiful, deep garnet color, Puffin Cab Sauv has firm tannins, hints of toasted spice, and a strong acid structure that indicates this wine is going to age nicely during the next 10 years as the acid, tannins and fruit integrate.

Food Pairing

puffin-cab-bottles-2-350pPuffin Cabernet Sauvignon is food friendly and pairs nicely with a wide variety of foods, including grilled steak, brisket, beef tenderloin, hard cheeses, pasta with marinara sauce and meatballs.

Product Notes

 All of the fruit for this delicious wine is from Spofford Station Vineyard in Walla Walla, WA.  This vineyard is known for its highly regarded Cabernet Sauvignon.

In the cellar, this Cabernet Sauvignon was aged for 15 months in oak barrels. Approximately 67% of the oak barrels were French and 33% of the oak was American.

Puffin Cabernet Sauvignon is a collaboration with John Derthick, the winemaker for Lujon Wines which has recently received excellent industry recognition:

  • Lujon 2013 Cab Sauv - 91 points by Wine Spectator

  • Lujon 2012 Cab Sauv - 91 points by Wine Spectator

Technical Notes

Vineyard AVA: Walla Walla, Washington

Cabernet Sauvignon:  87%, Malbec 7%, Merlot 6%

Alcohol: 14.5%

Cases Produced: 100 cases

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