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2006 Andrew Will Sorella
Red Bordeaux Blend
- Columbia Valley
- Horse Heaven Hills
Community Tasting Notes 75
khmark7 wrote: (93 points)
December 19, 2016 - OTBN - Drycab: Typical Cabernet Sauvignon aromatics with graphite, tar & cedar. Good mouthfeel with proper acidity to balance this with food. An extremely long finish that just keeps on going on and on with dark cherry rounding out the flavors. Very excellent.
This kicks 2005 & 2006 Bordeaux butt, likely due to the higher percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend IMO.1 person found this helpful Comment
Stevethebeav Likes this wine: (90 points)
November 6, 2016 - Not as good as last time. Granted, i did not decant this time. Seemed to have over-ripe fruit this time. Tart raspberries and orange peel. The earthiness and gun metal that i normally like from AW wines was gone and very little oak. Overall, the length, balance and tannins were enjoyable, but i had a hard time getting over the fruit bomb up front
mlawren1 wrote: (94 points)
March 19, 2016 - Wine is really singing, currants and berries burst out of the glass. Finishes with a hint of green pepper.
randyjc wrote: (93 points)
January 1, 2016 - This started out a little flat just P & P. A couple hours later it had opened and was rich and deep with a gorgeous earthiness and a hint of wet cardboard that, oddly, enhanced its flavor profile. But, after dinner, 9 hours open, it was beautiful. Dark, earthy, black fruit, forest floor and altogether vibrant. Long finish. No flaws.2 people found this helpful Comment
Stevethebeav wrote: (93 points)
November 28, 2015 - Needs a good two hour decant. Wonderful balance and structure. Deep, dark cherry and tart raspberries that at right up front. That mellowed as the night went on. Favors blended nicely with some time. Some oak but more minerals. Nice finish with still noticeable tannins. This could be great in another couple years.1 person found this helpful Comment
Pro Reviews 4
View From the Cellar
By John Gilman
Sep/Oct 2010, Issue #29, In Search of California’s New and Old Schools of Terroir
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By Richard Hemming
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By Stephen Tanzer
November/December 2009, IWC Issue #147 (link)
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Washington Wine Report
By Sean Sullivan
4/10/2009 (link) ***** points
(Andrew Will Winery Sorella Horse Heaven Hills) Dark purple color. Vanilla, light pencil shavings, and soft oak interweave with dark fruit aromas. Perfectly structured and beautifully balanced. Drinking extremely well for its age although additional bottle time or decanting will only make it better. 71% Cabernet; 17% Merlot; 8% Cab Franc; 4% Petit Verdot. 14.7% alcohol. 1326 cases produced. Sampled at 63 degrees.
- Vintage 2006
- Type Red
- Producer Andrew Will
- Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
- Designation Sorella
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region Washington
- SubRegion Columbia Valley
- Appellation Horse Heaven Hills
- UPC Code 8281160002772
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 972 (63%)
- Consumed 583 (37%)
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