Ciel du Cheval 2017

42% cabernet franc, 33% cabernet sauvignon, 17 % merlot, 8% petit verdot

Ciel du Cheval, n. a. French, horse sky, b. Red Mountain vineyard named for its sweeping view of the Horse Heaven Hills, c. Cadence blend of Bordeaux clonal selections grown on Ciel du Cheval Vineyard.

Dark, plummy, intense, Very Franc, deep, firm tannins, long finish, perfect balance, lift, more fruit driven than previous vintages. 278 cases.

B. Smith