Andrew Will

Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Horse Heaven Hills
Columbia Valley
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Palate Character

Balance & Finesse 2 Rich & Full 2 Light & Bright 2 Smooth & Silky 2 Round & Fleshy 2 Tone & Backbone 1 Powerful & Extracted 2 Bright & Crisp 2
Tone & Backbone
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Tasting Notes
A Tone and Backbone wine with sweet, dark black currant and red cherry fruit, tobacco, leather, spicy minerality, and an attractive dark chocolate note on the finish.
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Cabernet Sauvignon
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Why this wine made the cut…
Deftly balances flavor and restraint, not always the case with Cabernet Sauvignon
Vashon, Washington
Cabernet Sauvignon
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Cabernet Sauvignon origins are from the Gironde in southwest France, but is now planted across the world in climates that accommodate this late ripening grape. It is the dominant grape in wines made in Bordeaux’s Médoc and Graves regions. This small, thick-skinned grape, produces darkly colored wine, high in tannin and relatively high in acidity with hallmark aromas of blackcurrant and can stylistically change from austere in its youth to lush depending on the region, and winemaking style.
Country / State
Columbia Valley
Sub Region
Horse Heaven Hills
Andrew Will
Chris Camarda
Andrew Will Vineyard & WineryAndrew Will Vineyard & Winery

Andrew Will

Vashon, Washington

In 1989, Chris Camarda started the Andrew Will Winery in a tiny, makeshift 600-square foot facility. The winery has grown into a boutique winery making 4500 cases per year of some of Washington’s finest wines. 

Andrew Will, father and son in wineryAndrew Will, father and son in winery
Andrew Will's Harvest of grapesAndrew Will's Harvest of grapes

Mr. Camarda carefully sources grapes from the best vineyards across Washington, focusing on an old-school approach with the terroir as guiding light. He then blends his wines from different sites, with a focus on creating a wine where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. 

When Mr. Camarda started the winery, he named it after his son Andrew and nephew Will who recently took over the primary winemaking duties, continuing a legacy of making compelling and age-worthy merlot and cabernet.