Passing Time

Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon

9.315 ratings
9.35 pro ratings
Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley, Oregon/Washington, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy
Top Notes For
Yashar Shayan

Very big, jammy, juicy, full, and ripe. Yet still displays the elegance of style which Chris Peterson's wines always have.

Very big, jammy, juicy, full, and ripe. Yet still displays the elegance of style which Chris Peterson's wines always have.

1 person found it helpfulApr 26th, 2015
Sue Mohle

From Dan Marino to me! Thick, smoky, rich and black wild berry

From Dan Marino to me! Thick, smoky, rich and black wild berry

Sep 15th, 2015
Matt Austin

Owner/Winemaker, Grosgrain Vineyards, Walla Walla, WA

9.2

I've recently had Dick Vermeil and Drew Bledsoe's wines but this one gets my vote for best football themed steakhouse Cab. Well done by Dan Marino and Damon Huard (and of course the winemaker Chris Peterson). This is way too young, but I look forward to checking in on these in a few years.

I've recently had Dick Vermeil and Drew Bledsoe's wines but this one gets my vote for best football themed steakhouse Cab. Well done by Dan Marino and Damon Huard (and of course the winemaker Chris Peterson). This is way too young, but I look forward to checking in on these in a few years.

May 31st, 2015
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.7

A collection 86 cab discovery 9 Klipsun merlot 5 cf champoux. Bottled at the end of June has a very complex bouquet fresh plowed earth that intensity of red mountain horse heaven hills gives it a floral quality to compliment the earth from red mountain dark bittersweet chocolate cassis currant. Mouth filling from the center out dark spice and a long layered finish espresso and mocha very complex this wine has that forward nature of this vintage. Big but very elegantly fashioned need time but has all the right stuff. Passing time is the place to taste Washington wines they are going to make three wines from the three major appellations in Washington horse heaven hills red mountain and walla walla. 2013 barrel sample from discovery vineyard lots of dark berry fruit rich viscous with layers of currant and cassis berry fruit very intense with layers of dark spice and still had wonderful balance and freshness. Most excellent

A collection 86 cab discovery 9 Klipsun merlot 5 cf champoux. Bottled at the end of June has a very complex bouquet fresh plowed earth that intensity of red mountain horse heaven hills gives it a floral quality to compliment the earth from red mountain dark bittersweet chocolate cassis currant. Mouth filling from the center out dark spice and a long layered finish espresso and mocha very complex this wine has that forward nature of this vintage. Big but very elegantly fashioned need time but has all the right stuff. Passing time is the place to taste Washington wines they are going to make three wines from the three major appellations in Washington horse heaven hills red mountain and walla walla. 2013 barrel sample from discovery vineyard lots of dark berry fruit rich viscous with layers of currant and cassis berry fruit very intense with layers of dark spice and still had wonderful balance and freshness. Most excellent

Aug 14th, 2014
Doug Sayed

2012 vintage. Rich and savory blue and darker fruits with bold flavors and an excellent finish. Ready to drink now.

2012 vintage. Rich and savory blue and darker fruits with bold flavors and an excellent finish. Ready to drink now.

Apr 3rd, 2021
Jason Pineda

So good. Chris Peterson worked his magic on this one! Rich, balanced and drinking great!

So good. Chris Peterson worked his magic on this one! Rich, balanced and drinking great!

May 25th, 2016
Mark Wong

Big wine! Dark fruit and smooth. Went great with braised short ribs.

Big wine! Dark fruit and smooth. Went great with braised short ribs.

May 23rd, 2016
Nate Torpey

Very good wine. Will age even better

Very good wine. Will age even better

May 31st, 2015
Kelvin Woodfin

nice inaugural vintage. I look forward to cellaring and checking out in a few years

nice inaugural vintage. I look forward to cellaring and checking out in a few years

May 4th, 2015
Jason Pineda

Excellent #wawine Cab inaugural release from Passing Time! Chris does it again!

Excellent #wawine Cab inaugural release from Passing Time! Chris does it again!

Apr 19th, 2015