Red

2009 Fjellene Eastern Approach

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • Washington
  • Columbia Valley
  • Walla Walla Valley
Drink between 2014 - 2016 (Edit)
CT88.2 14 reviews
2009
Label borrowed from 2010
2010
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • hcnate wrote: 89 points

    May 4, 2018 - Another solid bottle. Good peppery cab franc blend, but with the balance of the merlot. Nice wine.

  • nefarm Likes this wine:

    May 21, 2016 - Nice wine. Good fruit, but not overbearing. Would buy again

  • merryberry Likes this wine: 91 points

    July 31, 2015 - On first opening, it was all meaty, beaty, big and bouncy, and more than a little stinky. I gave it a day, vacu-vined on the counter, and on nights 2 and 3 it was completely different and very much improved. Slightly cloudy dark crimson, the nose was sweet blueberry, oak, and fresh earth. Medium to full bodied, plums, blackberries, black cherries, well integrated tannins, tobacco, good acid, and a long chocolaty finish. A great value.

  • hcnate wrote: 88 points

    April 12, 2015 - Pepper forward cab franc wine. Good stuff for the price.

  • hcnate wrote: 89 points

    September 12, 2014 - I just like this. Thrilled that this is a cab franc forward wine with all of the accompanying pepper and fruit. Solid.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Fjellene
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Eastern Approach
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Walla Walla Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 24 (28%)
  • Consumed 61 (72%)

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