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2010 Gorman Winery The Evil Twin

Removed from a subterranean, temperature and humidity controlled residential cellar; Purchased direct from winery; Consignor is original owner

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Removed from a subterranean, temperature and humidity controlled residential cellar; Purchased direct from winery; Consignor is original owner

3 available
Bid *
Ends Sunday, 7pm Pacific

RATINGS

94The Wine Advocate

...it boasts knockout aromatics of blackberry liqueur, cedar, toasted spice and licorice as well as a full-bodied, mouth-filling and decadently textured palate.

93Wine Spectator

Broad-shouldered but supple, wrapping its ripe cherry, plum and chocolate flavors in a blanket of fine tannins, finishing plush without getting too dense or weighty.

REGION

United States, Washington, Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley AVA is larger than some states. At 18,000 square miles, or 11 million acres, the appellation covers almost half of Washington State and a small part of Oregon on the south side of the Columbia River. Established in 1984, Columbia Valley contains numerous sub appellations within its boundaries, including Yakima Valley AVA and Walla Walla AVA, both large and important wine districts. Columbia Valley AVA, generally called the Columbia Basin by Pacific Northwesterners, is in the Columbia River Plateau, and the AVA also includes a section of northeastern Oregon. There are dozens of microclimates within this appellation of about 7,000 vineyard acres. Many kinds of grapes are grown in the Columbia Valley, though the principal grapes planted are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling, Syrah, Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc. Eastern Washington experiences very hot summers and cold winters, and the northern latitude means that Washington vineyards receive several more hours of sun in the summer than California vineyards. Grapes in Washington therefore have time to develop significant tannins and overall ripeness.