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Cayuse Flying Pig 2014

$169.00
Save $44.00 (26%)
$125.00

SKU 07236

750ml

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This fruit hails from Cayuse's "En Cerise" vineyard. Literally translated, "En Cerise" means "cherry"-appropriate since this 10-acre vineyard planted in 1998 was a cherry orchard in its former life.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country United States
Region Washington
Appellation Walla Walla Valley
Brand Cayuse
  • wa94-96

Wine AdvocateThe Merlot dominated wine from the estate, the 2014 Flying Pig incorporates 40% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Like all of the Bordeaux blends here, it's raised in puncheons, with a small amount being new. This full-bodied barrel sample has a rich, voluptuous style as well as textbook cassis, lead pencil shavings, cedar and graphite aromas and flavors. I love its overall density and depth, and it while it should drink nicely out of the gate, it should evolve gracefully as well.

Jeb Dunnuck, June 2016