B. Leighton Wines

Washington winemaker, Brennon Leighton, created B. Leighton Wines to showcase fruit from the crest of Olsen Hills in the Yakima Valley. The first vintage, 2012, is a collection of a petit verdot, grenache and syrah - all wines that Brennon has always wanted to work with in Washington State. Along with vineyard owner Leif Olsen, Brennon planted the vineyard that is proportionate to the future field blends that will be created in 2015. This is a continuation of what Brennon was doing before and what he does best: feral fermentations with longer maceration and reductive winemaking that captures the varietal and the place it is from.

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B. Leighton Petit Verdot 2013
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "The finest wine yet from this estate is the 2013 Petit Verdot Olsen Vineyard, which saw 22 months in 40% new barrels. Its saturated, inky purple color is flowed by a perfumed, layered and never heavy wine that offers full-bodied richness, beautiful blueberry, blackberry, peppery