Rasa Vineyards

Plus One Kiona Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

9.45 ratings
-no pro ratings
Red Mountain, Columbia Valley, Oregon/Washington, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
Top Notes For
Wulf Losee

This is a sneaky little wine. Mint and leather on the nose, but not in high degree. Dried cherries on the front, but not enough of those flavors to make it fruit forward. A light to medium tannic structure that is neither puckery nor velvety. Ending with lingering soft high notes. At first I wasn’t really paying attention to its unpretentiousness, but then I realized that every landmark in my mouth was pleased and smiling. It’s like one of those subtle Grand Cru Bordeauxs that, once every decade or so, give us something brilliant and memorable. Well, after that spiel, I should probably give it a 10.0, but I’ve never tasted a 10.0 — so I’m giving it a 9.8. I can’t think that I’ve given anything more than 9.6. So take it from me that this is a pretty fooking great wine!

This is a sneaky little wine. Mint and leather on the nose, but not in high degree. Dried cherries on the front, but not enough of those flavors to make it fruit forward. A light to medium tannic structure that is neither puckery nor velvety. Ending with lingering soft high notes. At first I wasn’t really paying attention to its unpretentiousness, but then I realized that every landmark in my mouth was pleased and smiling. It’s like one of those subtle Grand Cru Bordeauxs that, once every decade or so, give us something brilliant and memorable. Well, after that spiel, I should probably give it a 10.0, but I’ve never tasted a 10.0 — so I’m giving it a 9.8. I can’t think that I’ve given anything more than 9.6. So take it from me that this is a pretty fooking great wine!

Jul 1st, 2019
Gay Bessen

Tannic and oaky. Pretty good, but not my favorite

Tannic and oaky. Pretty good, but not my favorite

May 11th, 2016
Bart Scott

Plus one. Nice! Beautiful nose with lots of oak flavors

Plus one. Nice! Beautiful nose with lots of oak flavors

Jun 22nd, 2015
Katie Conor

Katie had this 3 years ago

Katie had this 3 years ago

Mar 5th, 2017