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Andrew Will ‘Sorella’ Champoux Vineyard 2019


If you’ve been paying any attention to the wines coming out of Washington state, then no doubt you’ve heard of one of its very best wineries in Andrew Will. Since 1989, they’ve been making some of the very best Cabernet Sauvignon and Bordeaux Blends in the entire country – a testament to the brilliance and consistency of Lucia Camarda. Andrew Will was named for both their nephew Andrew and her son Will.

The two vineyards they source fruit from have beccome arguably the state’s most well-known vineyards in Champoux and Ciel du Cheval, though no one can argue that the former is the most decorated. If a 100-point wine was made in Washington, there’s a good chance it was carved off Champoux Vineyard.

Their flagship bottling is the ‘Sorella’ a Bordeaux blend that they make each year off Champoux. In 2019, Lucia may have turned in her greatest Sorella yet with their 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petite Verdot blend. The wine flirted with perfection from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate who gave it a rave 99-point review and implored readers to “Buy this ASAP”. 97 more from Jeb Dunnuck who called the wine “pure class”. There’s not a person alive who could argue with that.

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99 Points, Parker’s Wine Advocate
Flirting with triple digits, and perhaps the best Sorella yet, the 2019 Sorella explodes from the glass with a fantastic mineral essence that sways between dark red fruit tones, oak essence and freshly opened flowers. Medium to full-bodied, the wine is impeccably balanced with a silky-smooth mid-palate that bestows a stunningly beautiful wine with gobs of complexity and a ripe frame of glossy black raspberry and blackberry fruit tones. Unwinding across the finish, the wine unpacks gorgeous layers that seduce me for a second, third and fourth sip and finally begs me to finish the glass. Buy this ASAP!

97 Points, Jeb Dunnuck
The flagship from this talented team is the 2019 Sorella, which is 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% each of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and the rest Petit Verdot, all from the Champoux Vineyard in the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. Deep purple-hued, with a great nose of cassis, blackcurrants, tobacco leaf and lead pencil, it hits the palate with medium to full-bodied richness, silky, polished tannins, and terrific overall balance. It shows the pure, elegant, seamless style of the vintage and will benefit from 3-4 years of bottle age and evolve nicely for at least two decades. This is pure class.