Sunday, January 8, 2012

2007 Zero One Vintners 'The Wild Sky' Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine: The Wild Sky
Producer: Zero One Vintners
Vintage: 2007 Varietal(s): 86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot 
RegionWalla Walla Valley
Spofford Station and Olsen Estates Vineyards
14.4% alcohol
Cost: $30
Quality: 90-91 | Very Good / Excellent

Deep dark ruby red that glows in the glass. Dusky red fruit, herbal notes and cocoa present nicely on the nose. Palate is saturated with dark red fruit, chocolate and some fresh cut tobacco. Good acidity, integrated tannins, drinking very well now. Medium to long finish. Very Good / Excellent.

Buzz: A relative newcomer as a Washington wine producer, they are already making great wines out of the gate. Portions of proceeds from all 'The Wild Sky' purchases are donated to the Leave No Trace non-profit organization focused on 'enjoyment and active stewardship of the outdoors by all people worldwide'. 'The Wild Sky' wine is named after the newly federally designated wildness area, Wild Sky Wilderness.

Availability: Local grocers, wine shops.

Zero One Vintners
Redmond, WA
Since 2006


  1. This sounds wonderful.

    I always love the 'Buzz' portion of your reviews, Seth. It's so great to read the vintners' history and community involvement.

  2. Thanks. I love the feedback and am glad you enjoy.