Our goal every year with Leonetti Reserve is to produce the single monumental bottle representative of Washington State and the beloved Walla Walla Valley.
Vineyards: Seven Hills, Loess, Mill Creek Upland
Aging Profile: 22 months in new and once filled French oak barrels
Varietal Composition: 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11% Petit Verdot, 8% Merlot
This year’s Cabernet dominant blend has a stunning nose of tar, iron minerality, cassis, and dried flowers ~ especially lavender. On the palate, the wine is powerful and pure, repeating the note of cassis liqueur and black olive compote. All the elements of fruit, acidity, and tannin are perfectly balanced, ensuring a lengthy cellaring life if you have the patience to hide it in your cellar.
" Dark purple. Pungent, smoke-accented dark berry liqueur, olive paste and floral pastille scents, along...