Cabernet Sauvignon

Sleight Of Hand Cellars The Illusionist Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

  • 2018
  • 750ml
  • Red
  • 14%
Vintage
2018
Size
750ml
Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Grapes
Cabernet Sauvignon
Winery
Sleight Of Hand Cellars
Region
Washington
Country
United States
  • Boutique
94 AVG
Drink it now or cellar for 15-20 years. It is recommended to decant it for an hour.

Founded in 2007 in Washington state, Sleight of Hand Cellars takes its name from a Pearl Jam song from the Binaural album, a favorite of Trey Busch, winemaker and co-owner along with partners Jerry and Sandy Solomon. The production considered among the most interesting in the state includes a Gewurztraminer (the Magician), a Bordeaux blend (The Spellbinder), and three reds produced in small quantities: Levitation (100% Syrah), Archimage (Merlot and Cabernet Franc blend) and The Illusionist (based on Cabernet).

The Illusionist from Sleight of Hand Cellars is an elegant wine produced from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from proprietary vineyards planted in the AVAs of Walla Walla, Red Mountain, and Horse Heaven Hills. After fermentation, the wine is aged for 20 months in new 64% French oak barriques.

In the glass, The Illusionist displays a beautiful deep cherry red color. The aromatic profile is intense and savory with notes of leather, tobacco, black cherries, vanilla pod, and sweet spices. In the mouth, the wine is soft and round, with flavors of blackberries and herbs followed by plums and dark chocolate. The tannins are rich and soft and together with the fresh acidity guarantee graceful aging for the next 15-20 years. Try it with rosemary lamb chops.
 
Description
Drink it now or cellar for 15-20 years. It is recommended to decant it for an hour.

Founded in 2007 in Washington state, Sleight of Hand Cellars takes its name from a Pearl Jam song from the Binaural album, a favorite of Trey Busch, winemaker and co-owner along with partners Jerry and Sandy Solomon. The production considered among the most interesting in the state includes a Gewurztraminer (the Magician), a Bordeaux blend (The Spellbinder), and three reds produced in small quantities: Levitation (100% Syrah), Archimage (Merlot and Cabernet Franc blend) and The Illusionist (based on Cabernet).

The Illusionist from Sleight of Hand Cellars is an elegant wine produced from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from proprietary vineyards planted in the AVAs of Walla Walla, Red Mountain, and Horse Heaven Hills. After fermentation, the wine is aged for 20 months in new 64% French oak barriques.

In the glass, The Illusionist displays a beautiful deep cherry red color. The aromatic profile is intense and savory with notes of leather, tobacco, black cherries, vanilla pod, and sweet spices. In the mouth, the wine is soft and round, with flavors of blackberries and herbs followed by plums and dark chocolate. The tannins are rich and soft and together with the fresh acidity guarantee graceful aging for the next 15-20 years. Try it with rosemary lamb chops.
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