Fort Walla Walla Cellars

Wine Spectator: Sept 2013

"Focused and flavorful, this is layered with tobacco and gravel overtones to its dark berry and tomato leaf flavors, finishing with intensity. Worth cellaring".

2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 

92 Points: Multilayered and complex, offering cherry, tobacco, cocoa and black tea flavors, hinting at floral notes as the finish lingers deftly against refined tannins. Features depth without much weight. Fine length. Best from 2015 through 2020. 473 cases made. –HS

2008 Syrah Walla Walla Valley

92 points: Focused and flavorful, this is layered with tobacco and gravel overtones to its dark berry and tomato leaf flavors, finishing with intensity. Worth cellaring. Best from 2015 through 2018. 447 cases made. –HS

2008 Merlot

90 Points: Fresh and lively, with a sharp edge to the red berry, blackberry and subtle red pepper flavors, persisting nicely on the refined finish. Drink now through 2016. 516 cases made. –HS

2008 Merlot Les Collines Vineyard

90 points: Polished, spicy and distinctive, with plum compote, lemon and spice flavors, persisting onto the well-formed finish. Drink now through 2015. 127 cases made. –HS

2009 Treaty

90 Points: Dark and spicy, with a bittersweet chocolate edge to the blackberry and violet flavors, gliding smoothly into a long and focused finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2017. 136 cases made. –HS