L'Ecole No. 41

Ferguson Vineyard Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

9.317 ratings
9.48 pro ratings
Walla Walla Valley, Oregon/Washington, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Hard Cheese, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Herbs, Chicken, Turkey, Soft Cheese, Beans & Peas, Duck, Blue Cheese
Top Notes For
Donald Patz

Owner/Winemaker Patz & Hall

9.5

It's worth hunting down. This was delicious. Complex aromas of berries and earth - long flowing textures.

It's worth hunting down. This was delicious. Complex aromas of berries and earth - long flowing textures.

Mar 28th, 2016
Christine Collier

I'm a lover of cool vintages and this bottling.

I'm a lover of cool vintages and this bottling.

Apr 10th, 2015
Charles Antin

Senior Wine Specialist/Auctioneer Zachys

8.8

I'm told decanter named this the best Bordeaux blend in the world?

I'm told decanter named this the best Bordeaux blend in the world?

Aug 17th, 2014
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

10

This is the first Washington state wine to win the decanter award for best Bordeaux in the world!! A good amount of earth and fine herbs .

This is the first Washington state wine to win the decanter award for best Bordeaux in the world!! A good amount of earth and fine herbs .

Aug 17th, 2014
Andrew Lampasone

Owner Wine Watch Selections

9.2

Cab mr cf blend a savory herbs coco red currant and plum fruit a very balanced and smooth finish very well built but elegant. Excellent+

Cab mr cf blend a savory herbs coco red currant and plum fruit a very balanced and smooth finish very well built but elegant. Excellent+

Aug 16th, 2013
Jason Percival

First commercial vintage that took best Bordeaux blend in the world by decanter. It's still a baby but it's got lots of earthy sanguine goodness.

First commercial vintage that took best Bordeaux blend in the world by decanter. It's still a baby but it's got lots of earthy sanguine goodness.

Sep 25th, 2015
Jason Pineda

Oh my...lived up to the hype!

Oh my...lived up to the hype!

Sep 27th, 2014
Cathy Gilbert

Gift from a colleague . Says the experts gave it over 90 points. I wouldn't rate it that high.

Gift from a colleague . Says the experts gave it over 90 points. I wouldn't rate it that high.

Jul 18th, 2014
Jeffrey Bragman

President at WINEPSYCH

9.2

Jeffrey had this 2 years ago

Jeffrey had this 2 years ago

Jul 31st, 2020
Morten Nass

Morten had this 7 years ago

Morten had this 7 years ago

Apr 12th, 2015