Another Wonderful Washington Cabernet

We’ve been fans of Page Cellars for a long time. From their signature Preface Cabernet to their awesome blend called Libra, we’ve enjoyed their wines for several years. But our absolute favorite is Page Cellars Limited Edition Cabernet Sauvignon — and the recently released 2005 vintage is sky-high amazing. (Owner Jim Page was a corporate pilot before founding Page Cellars with his wonderful wife, Rothelle.)

Only 96 cases of 2005 Limited Edition were produced. We purchased some during St. Nick’s weekend last month, and opened a bottle to accompany our steak dinner over the holidays. This wine is impressive. Here are the tasting notes:

“Blackberry, currant and cassis rumble across the palate while balanced soft grained tannins finesse the finish, twenty one months aged in French oak and fifteen months to develop its bottle bouquet.”

We will no doubt be heading back to Woodinville soon, and hopefully we will be able to catch up with Rothelle and bring some more bottles of 2005 Limited Edition home with us.


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About Margot

Margot started writing about wine decades ago as a national journalist in Canada and the U.S. She and Dave created this website in 2007. Originally, the website introduced people to wines in Washington state, the second-largest wine region in the U.S. But over the years, the site expanded to feature other wine regions in the U.S., Canada, and in the world. If you like to read about standout wine and winery stories, then Write for Wine is for you.