Red

2006 L'Ecole No. 41 Apogée Pepper Bridge Vineyard

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • USA
  • Washington
  • Columbia Valley
  • Walla Walla Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 36

  • WAstateToDC Likes this wine: (90 points)

    December 26, 2017 - Still tastes young even after decanting for one hour. Very drinkable.

  • dsimmons Likes this wine: (93 points)

    August 1, 2017 - First of this bottling. Drinking very well. Good balance, some complexity. Still plenty of fruit.

  • Winiac wrote: (91 points)

    May 30, 2017 - Very spicy with good structure and balance. Medium length and pleasant on finish.

  • Rollerball wrote: (92 points)

    November 20, 2016 - The popular favorite of three bordeaux style blends over an '05 Faugeres (Bordeaux) and an '04 Marciliano (Tuscany), when served with a Tunisian lamb and eggplant stew. This '06 Apogee was richest and broadest without sacrificing balance. It just offered a little more of everything. Drinking great right now with a four-hour audouze and a quick double decant before dinner.

  • maderay wrote: (92 points)

    September 3, 2016 - VG*. Dark berries, liqueur

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Julia Harding, MW
    1/21/2010 (link)

    (L'Ecole No 41, Apogee Walla Walla Valley Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    November/December 2009, IWC Issue #147 (link)

    (l'Ecole No. 41 Apogee Red Wine Pepper Bridge Vineyard Walla Walla Valley) Subscribe to see review text.

Washington Wine Report

  • By Sean Sullivan
    7/7/2010 (link) **** points

    (L’Ecole No. 41 Apogee Pepper Bridge Vineyard Walla Walla Valley) A nose that pulls you in to the glass with spice, currant, black cherry, anise, and mint. A polished, even wine that flows seamlessly across the palate. 46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 42% Merlot, 8% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Franc. Pepper Bridge Vineyard. Aged 22 months in small oak barrels (50% new). 14.3% alcohol. 1,748 cases produced.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    10/14/2009 (link) 91 points

    (L'Ecole No. 41 Apogée Pepper Bridge Vineyard) Cassis, menthol nose; tart cassis, menthol palate; medium finish 91+ pts.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer L'Ecole No. 41
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Apogée
  • Vineyard Pepper Bridge Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region Washington
  • SubRegion Columbia Valley
  • Appellation Walla Walla Valley
  • UPC Codes 721354950024, 9177374950024

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
  • In Cellars 471 (53%)
  • Consumed 424 (47%)

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