Blackboard by Matthews

Our wine tonight is the Blackboard Red Wine by Matthews Estate of Walla Walla, Washington.

Vintage 2018.

Sourced from many Columbia Valley vineyards within Washington.

Medium ruby in color with a garnet rim.

Blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Franc.

Pronounced nose of black cherry, black plum, mocha, and dark roasted coffee.

Dry, medium-full bodied and high acidity with medium tannins.

Pronounced flavors of black plum, black currants, coffee, black licorice, and a long lingering mint and mocha finish.

A very good red blend out of Washington.

14.6% ABV

$19.99 a bottle.

Jen-Nis score of 87 points.

A portion of sales of this wine goes to support local, national, and international educational charities.

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