Lot 512 | 2014 Columbia Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

Double Gold Medal, 2016 Denver International Wine Competition; A lush, dense wine that delivers exceptional Cabernet quality under $20. A perfect pairing for hearty red meat pairings.

$18.00

(24 Reviews)

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Lot 512 2014 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Lot 512 | 2014 Columbia Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon

$18.00

(24 Reviews)

Discounted shipping on 12 bottles. Free shipping on 24 or more.

Wine Details

Opaque and dense in the glass, this Cabernet has layers of complexity that are constantly shifting to reveal more depth. That this wine is still coalescing in the bottle 5 months later is a testament to the tremendous winemaking and elevage this wine has gone through. Plummy at first with violet, blackcurrant, graphite and mocha notes, it opens up over a day to reveal ripe raspberry, baking spice and cedary cigar box notes all backed by juicy blackberry and vanilla bass notes. It’s exceptionally pure and linear, still swaddled in the baby fat of its youthful tannins, but imminently approachable now with a good decant. One of the more, if not most, cellar-worthy wines you’ll find on the market today at this price point. It finishes in an expansive and saturated wash of mineral laced-tannins. Superb.

  • Vintage
  • 2014
  • Appellation
  • Columbia Valley
  • Grape
  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Alcohol by Volume
  • 14.5%
  • Cases Produced
  • 400
  • Drink/hold
  • Now through 2027
  • Release Email
Cam Confidential

From the same ultra-premium producer as Lot 511, Lot 512’s sourcing moves to the Walla Walla Valley and Red Mountain AVAs. As such, it’s a deeper, darker, richer version of Washington State Cabernet. It’s also absolutely delicious and a fantastic introduction to the 2014 vintage for Cabernet, which was spectacular in both Washington and California. If you are unfamiliar with Washington State or with Lot 511 Cabernet that we released a few months back, I compared Lot 511 to a Spring Mountain Cab – 512 is more akin to Oakville/Rutherford with its darker fruit expression, dusty graphite character, and richer structure. I think Cabernet lovers will be suitably impressed, and at $18, even more so.

Reviews

24 Reviews Total

curiouswino42

Verified Purchase

PnP. Notes are after it opened a couple of days, but everything is quite consistent.
Nose-nutty, dried fig
palate-Dark fruit, nutty
structure-Med to full body
Bold dense finish, mild tannin. Good balance of acidity and tannin with some hotness.

Would get again due to the consistency from PnP

Damaw6

Verified Purchase

I had my first bottle over the past three days. At first, I was disappointed with a little bit of a sour taste but that disappeared within minutes. The first night it opened up nicely and developed the dark mineral type "dusty" flavor that I like so much in other Washington State cabs. This one also definitely exhibits the vanilla notes mentioned in the CH review and it has a long chewy finish with a bitter spice at the very end. I drank the rest of the bottle two days later (with air vacuumed out) and it preserved itself almost perfectly. Too bad it is sold out!

Randy

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Very nice Washington State Cabernet. Enjoyed this one with prime rib for Christmas Eve dinner. Delicious full bodied cab that tasted great.

Sandy

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To put it nicely, too dull for me. Hope it will get better with age, I'll put aside till than, hoping...

Mark

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Not my favorite, but a good value

Cathy

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Didn't think I would like this Washington Cab as much as I did....Sorry I didn't order more before it sold out!

PJ

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We do not understand the reviews of this wine based on the bottle we received. Did not taste like pinot to us. The taste was so bad, we poured it out after trying the wine. Other wines in this shipment were fine so we can't blame the taste on it getting to warm in shipment. We just could not drink it.

Brian

Verified Purchase

always like the big Cabs from Washington. Keep them coming.

Stacy

Verified Purchase

I love cabs and I think this is better than some of the more expensive cabs.... Great value .. I will be buying more!!

David

Verified Purchase

Solid pedigree for Lot 512 in the Red Mtn and Walla Walla AVAs, yet I was slightly disappointed. I found Lot 511 to be superior to Lot 512, but 512 is still a good wine. I will revisit 512 again in 6 months to see how it ages. I am happy to see CH active in Washington state -- maybe look at Horse Heaven Hills on the next trip.