Our wine tonight is the Blackboard Red Wine by Matthews Estate of Walla Walla, Washington.
Sourced from many Columbia Valley vineyards within Washington.
Medium ruby in color with a garnet rim.
Blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Franc.
Pronounced nose of black cherry, black plum, mocha, and dark roasted coffee.
Dry, medium-full bodied and high acidity with medium tannins.
Pronounced flavors of black plum, black currants, coffee, black licorice, and a long lingering mint and mocha finish.
A very good red blend out of Washington.
$19.99 a bottle.
Jen-Nis score of 87 points.
A portion of sales of this wine goes to support local, national, and international educational charities.