the lineup

The 2018s are amazing: delineated but generous, and fresh and complex.  Wonderfully versatile at the table, and completely enjoyable by the glass right out of the gate.

2018 Lydian SYRAH

100% Syrah

 

100% neutral French oak for 14 months

Deeply colored, with black plums, blueberry, smoked meat, flowers, and herbs. A balanced, fruity wine with a savory finish.

-Chris Peterson, winemaker

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2018 Lydian GSM

38% Grenache

31% Syrah

31% Mourvèdre

100% neutral French oak for 14 months

Fresh and lively on the palate, with strawberry, red cherry, and hints of savory earth, fresh mint, and lavender. A delicious wine.

-Chris Peterson, winemaker

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2018 Lydian mERLOT

88% Merlot

12% Cabernet Franc

 

20% new French oak for 16 months

Plush and approachable, with notes of plums, huckleberry, mocha, and spice. Classic Washington Merlot character.

-Chris Peterson, winemaker

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2018 Lydian

CABERNET SAUVIGNON

80% Cabernet Sauvignon

20% Merlot

30% new French oak for 16 months

Full bodied and rich, with black cherry, currant, dark chocolate, and fresh herbs. Great Washington Cabernet structure.

-Chris Peterson, winemaker

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