One of the great minds in modern wine, Philippe Cambie has a background in microbiology, and boasts a masters in oenology from the University of Montpelier. More recently he has gained prominence with his consulting for outstanding Rhone wineries such as Domaine Grand Tinel, Bosquet des Papes, Jean Royer and many others. The knowledge of Cambie and Chateau St. Michelle head winemaker Bob Berthau make the 'Pundit' and the 'Tenet' truly outstanding.
Look to the 2015 Tenet Wines ‘The Pundit’ Syrah (WWB, 91) shows wonderful richness and depth for the price. This is one of the great values in Washington wine. The 2015 Tenet Wines ‘Tenet’ Syrah (WWB, 93) is a dense beast that needs some time to age. This gorgeous wine will cellar well for a decade or more. Learn more about these great wines at tenetwines.com Here are the new releasees by Tenet Wines.
2015 Tenet Wines ‘Tenet’ Red Wine- This deep colored wine needs more than an hour decent to fully develop. After the long decant the 2015 ‘Tenet’ starts off with black olive tapenade, black cherry syrup and blackberry cobbler with milk chocolate shavings on the nose. The viscosity and plush mouthfeel entices and glides across the mid-palate. Black tea, black cherry cordial and mocha flavors beautifully connect with some solid tension. Enjoy this great wine over the next ten to fifteen years. Drink 2018-2030- 93
2015 Tenet Wines ‘The Pundit’ Syrah- The nose here is gorgeous with bacon fat, roasted dates and milk chocolate. Plush and downright decadent this delivers dark cherry, prune, and coffee ground flavors that connect with a nice tension. This is just an awesome value Syrah out of Washington that is nearly impossible to put down right now, as this overdelivers both richness and minerality in a hot vintage. Drink 2018-2025- 91