0 Items
Select Page

Airfield Estates – Dauntless Red

Price Matrix
Stock Quantities
United States
Washington
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins United States > Washington > Yakima Valley

Appellation Yakima Valley

Varietal Red Blend

Cepage 58% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Franc, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaking 48hr cold-soak for full extraction at beginning of fermentation; stored on lees with twice daily battonage for 5 months

Aging 16 months in French oak (33% new)

Production 1,777 cases

Markets California, Texas

Trade and Media

The Character

Overall Dark & layered

Aromas Blackberry jam, dark cassis, licorice, savory roasted herbs, plums, caramel, espresso, tobacco

Mouthfeel Full-bodied with firm tannins

Tasting Notes This Right Bank Bordeaux style blend, displays generous dark and red fruit aromas along with velvet like structure on the palate. Aromas of blackberry jam and dark cassis intertwine with subtle layers of licorice and savory roasted herbs. The palate shows its restrained tannin structure that bursts with flavors of plums, smoked caramel, dark espresso, and hints of sweet pipe tobacco. The wine finishes with remarkably smooth tannins and accentuated notes of French oak that linger on the palate.

Selling Point Estate-grown, serious Bordeaux-style blend

Pairings Beef Wellington, Turkey & Dressing, Stroganoff, Brie

Sustainability

  • 2020 - Sustainable In Practice
  • 2019 - Sustainable In Practice

The Story

We carefully select blocks on our estate vineyard that are the best suitable for each grape varietal. Our goal when creating a blend of this caliber is to see a bounty of red and dark fruit elements, a nice touch of balanced oak, and soft tannins to create a well-balanced wine.

Videos

About Airfield Estates

Brand Story

Airfield Estates has a deeply rooted history that traces back to 1907 when our founder and great-grandfather, H. Lloyd Miller, pioneered to the northwest settling in Sunnyside, Washington. ] By 1920, H. Lloyd had acquired the site where our estate vineyard is located today. Our father, Mike Miller, joined the family farm in 1974. He became highly involved in wine grape production.

Brand Story

Airfield Estates has a deeply rooted history that traces back to 1907 when our founder and great-grandfather, H. Lloyd Miller, pioneered to the northwest settling in Sunnyside, Washington. ] By 1920, H. Lloyd had acquired the site where our estate vineyard is located today. Our father, Mike Miller, joined the family farm in 1974. He became highly involved in wine grape production.

More Wines from Airfield Estates

(See All)

More Wines from the Yakima Valley Appellation

(See All)
Contact Us

    • Number of BOTTLES of Airfield Estates – Dauntless Red