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2014 L'ECOLE NO. 41 Pepper Bridge Apogee

L'ECOLE NO. 41 Pepper Bridge Apogee 2014

95.06* CAD

$95.06* * Suggested retail price

  • 5 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 776983
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • OpenRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • AvailableRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • United States
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • American Viticultural Areas (AVA)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Washington
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Walla Walla Valley
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Cabernet Sauvignon 56 %
    Merlot 33 %
    Malbec 7 %
    Cabernet Franc 4 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    A family-owned business, L'Ecole Nº 41 was founded by Jean and Baker Ferguson. Today, the winery is owned and operated by their daughter and son-in-law, Megan and Martin Clubb. Built in 1915, the schoolhouse is located in historic Frenchtown, a small community just west of Walla Walla, Washington. Frenchtown derived its name from the many French-Canadians who settled the valley during the early 1800s. Legend has it, these men of French descent were raising grapes and producing wine. By the...

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Press reviews

  • - 94 Points -

    Jeb Dunnuck, June 2017

    The most sweetly fruited, voluptuous and hedonist in the lineup, the 2014 Apogee Pepperbridge Vineyard is made from a blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Merlot, 15% Malbec and 4% Cabernet Franc. Sweet blackcurrants, licorice, crushed rocks and graphite notes flow to a sweetly fruited, full-bodied, pleasure bent beauty that has enough baby fat to warrant short term cellaring. It's going to have two decades of overall longevity.

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  • - 93 Points -

    May 2017

    Black fruit and spice on the nose; savoury, quite fine-grained tannins and fresh acids on the palate. Good concentration and balance of tannins.

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  • - 92 Points -

    August 2017

    A blend of one-half cabernet, thirty percent merlot, and the rest malbec and cabernet franc, this wine gives off an impression of loess even in its aromatics, where scents of red fruit seem sprinkled with wind-borne dust. The red plum and red cherry flavors meet a leafy, vinous, turfy savor, needing cellar time before unleashing it on a steak.

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