At my tasting of 12 Christophe Baron wines. Lighter color, partly transparent. Sweet strawberry-raspberry nose, a bit acetic, smoky, pronounced. Medium body, strawberry flavors, slight "bite" at the end. Long aftertaste. Fully mature, no need to age further. Ric
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(Cayuse Vineyards God Only Knows Grenache Walla Walla Valley) Dark in color. A brooding wine, loaded with mineral, ash, iodine, and savory notes. The palate is perfumed, ethereal, with incredible intensity and a distinctive umami quality leading to an exceptionally long finish. Aged in neutral puncheons. 100% Grenache. 14.3% alcohol. 491 cases produced.
(Cayuse Grenache God Only Knows) Medium dark purple red violet color; complex, exotic, ripe plum, floral, hibiscus, roast plum, lifted nose; tasty, poised, fresh, light herbs, tart cherry, tart raspberry, mineral palate; needs 2 years; medium-plus finish 92+ points (vineyard planted in '01; '09 was a very hot year, the alcohol is 14.5%)
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