Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 89
“Open-knit and fruit-forward, the 2016 H3 Red Blend Les Chevaux is named after the wild horses that, at one time, freely roamed the area. The nose is filled with blackberries, spiced plum and baking spices. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is clean and correct, showing a good core of juicy fruits with soft florals toward the back. It ends with an oak-driven expression of popcorn kernel and coconut husk on the lingering finish. 75,000 cases made.“
Aromas of fresh blueberries, anise and earth lead. Layered flavors of candied nuts, licorice and dark chocolate lead to a mocha finish featuring ample, sweet tannins.
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Nestled alongside the Columbia River in eastern Washington, Columbia Crest winery opened its doors in the heart of the acclaimed Horse Heaven Hills in 1983. Year after year, the winery maintains its commitment to quality, heritage and innovation in grape growing and winemaking to craft exceptional wines. Washington state and the Columbia Valley represent the perfect grape-growing climate, from the weather to the soil to the vineyard sites. These growing conditions, along with outstanding viticulture and winemaking practices, allow Columbia Crest to create high-quality wines that are true to their varietal character and represent the unique terroir of the region. From the vineyard to the glass, Columbia Crest wines are an extraordinary expression of craftsmanship. With a large body of acclaim, Columbia Crest winery delivers a steadfast promise with each bottle--world-class wines from a world-class wine region.