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Cayuse, Impulsivo 2014

Your Price: $140.00
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Producer: Cayuse Vineyards
Optimum drinking: 2018-2028
Rating: 98+ -
Grape varieties: Tempranillo 100%
Winemaker: Christophe Baron
Appellation: Columbia Valley, Washington State
Bottle report: Excellent condition.

Cayuse Vineyards Impulsivo 2014 is a Spanish-inspired Tempranillo red – as popular as it is spectacular - one of America’s iconic cult wines.

Owner/winemaker Christophe Baron is a cult personality in Washington county. Twenty years ago the then young French travelling vigneron turned a field of stones in little known Walla Walla into one of America’s finest vineyards. The terroir reminded him of the cobblestones of the southern Rhône Valley and Châteuneuf-du-Pape, and he has been crafting spectacular Rhône inspired reds ever since. These wines are very hard to come by and available through Cayuse’s mailing list only.

”Road tar, shiitake mushroom, black cherry, crushed flowers and graphite all emerge from the 2014 Impulsivo, which is a full-bodied, ethereally textured, structured Tempranillo that has insane purity and length. While it started out downright earthy and umami, it gained more and more fruit as it sat in the glass, has a beautiful mid-palate and a finish that won’t quit.”

”…think the 2014 vintage from Christophe Baron will go down as one of the truly great vintages of the estate. The wines are notably deeper, richer and more concentrated than both the 2013s and 2015s, yet they have fabulous purity and elegance. While the ship has long since sailed with regards to getting on the mailing list, these are singular wines well worth the effort to track down.”

Please note: bottle shown is for illustrative purposes only (not actual bottle for sale).

Cayuse Impulsivo 2014