The H3 Les Chevaux red blend from Columbia Crest, one of Washington State’s most renown wineries, just took a big price drop. Columbia Crest has been known for the incredible quality to price ratio of their wines, especially their H3 line. Les Chevaux is a medium-bodied, dark blend of 63% Syrah, 33% Merlot, and 4% Viognier that is a terrific buy at or shelf price, nevermind this new ridiculously low sale price!
Nestled alongside the Columbia River in eastern Washington, Columbia Crest winery opened its doors in the heart of the acclaimed Horse Heaven Hills in 1983. Year after year, the winery maintains its commitment to quality, heritage, and innovation in grape growing and winemaking to craft exceptional wines. Washington state and the Columbia Valley represent the perfect grape-growing climate, from the weather to the soil to the vineyard sites. These growing conditions, along with outstanding viticulture and winemaking practices, allow Columbia Crest to create high-quality wines that are true to their varietal character and represent the unique terroir of the region. From the vineyard to the glass, Columbia Crest wines are an extraordinary expression of craftsmanship. With a large body of acclaim, Columbia Crest winery delivers a steadfast promise with each bottle--world-class wines from a world-class wine region.
Les Chevaux (French for “the horses”) is named for the wild horses that once roamed the Horse Heaven Hills. This red blend is focused and generous, open-textured and inviting, offering cherry, currant, red plum, and raspberry jam flavors.
Foods with complex flavors match the complexity of this red blend. Pepper steak, well-seasoned beef or lamb, rich stews, pâtés and strong cheeses such as blue cheese and stilton, are great pairings.
Columbia Crest H3 Les Chevaux Red 2014
Shelf Price $11.99
Sale Price $7.97
Soft and easygoing, with lively raspberry, espresso and mocha flavors. Aromas of fresh blueberries, anise, and earth lead to firm and supple tannins on the palate. This red wine blend presents incredible depth, with layered flavors of candied nuts, licorice and dark chocolate that lead to a mocha finish featuring ample, supple tannins.