This bottle is a strong argument for why Columbia Valley should replace Napa on steak house wine lists. This Bordeaux blend (Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot) has the massive oak-and-smooth hugeness that lovers of Opus One dream about at night. Since this puppy only cost 30 in the PLCB stores, and Opus One costs 300… well, you can do the math. Want a wine description? Think alpha blueberries in a vat of chocolate crushed under an avalanche of giant stones and wild herbs.
92 Points (WSoP). Wine & Spirits Stores (PLCB): $29.99