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Lujon Wine Cellars Red, Columbia Valley, USA

Wine Notes

Indicative blend: 60% Syrah and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $13

Cabernet Sauvignon – Shiraz is a fruit-forward combination of two great red wine varieties, known colloquially as "The Great Australian Red Blend".

Best known for its commanding role in the wines of Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon provides much of the framework in this blend, but is often said to be lacking in the mid-palate ("the doughnut effect"). Happily, Australian-grown Shiraz is famously good at providing juicy, jammy fruit flavors that fill out the mid-palate. The two combine to create complex wines full of bright-berry and dark-fruit flavors.

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Region Hierarchy
  • Columbia Valley - Oregon wine region

    The Columbia Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area) lies in the south-east of the US state of Washington and reaches a little into northern Oregon. At 11 million acres (4.5 million hectares), it is one of the largest AVAs in the United States. A huge variety of wines are made in the area, most notably from Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Riesling, Syrah and Merlot.

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  • Oregon wine region

    Oregon – in the Pacific Northwest of the USA – is one of the world's youngest and most promising wine regions. The state first earned a place on the international wine map in the late 1960s and has secured its position steadily ever since. Although production volumes have remained relatively low-key, the reputation of Oregon wines has not. In the early 21st Century, Oregon is regarded as a world- ... more

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