Wine Enthusiast: 91 points “Barrel notes are upfront, with aromas of vanilla, cocoa and spice followed by plum and cherry. A flavorful palate follows, intertwining fruit and barrel that stay together seamlessly through the finish.”
This wine is a passion project of actor and Yakima native Kyle MacLachlan. Kyle is committed to producing the best wines possible for the money. His affinity for the wine culture is convincing, most emphatically when you taste the wines. Bear Cub is a blend of 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, and 9% Syrah.
Winemaker's Notes: ...Pursued by Bear approaches its 15th year in production, we took the opportunity to revisit the blend that started it all. The 2016 Bear Cub is a loving return to the early style of our flagship wine, ...Pursued by Bear Cabernet Sauvignon. Like those earlier vintages, the Cub is a Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated wine blended with a small percentage of Syrah to enhance the mid-palate. Sourced from many of the same vineyards as ...Pursued by Bear and aged in predominantly new French oak barrels, the Cub is youthful and vibrant, approachable as a youngster with its bright, fresh fruit but also with enough backbone to age beautifully.
- Washington State
- Columbia Valley
- Red Blend