2018 Force Majeure Parabellum Alluvio

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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JD 93
JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, May 2021

The 2018 Parabellum Alluvio checks in as a blend of 43% Cabernet Franc, 27% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and the rest Petit Verdot. It offers beautiful cassis and darker berry fruits as well as lots of chocolatey herbs...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country USA
Region Washington
Sub-region Red Mountain
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.9%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Force Majeure Parabellum Alluvio, a remarkable red wine that captures the essence of the Washington region. With its deep garnet hue and enticing aromas, this proprietary blend is a masterpiece crafted by the esteemed Force Majeure winery.

The 2018 Parabellum Alluvio entices the senses with a captivating bouquet, unveiling notes of luscious cassis and darker berry fruits. As the aromas dance around the glass, hints of chocolatey herbs and graphite emerge, adding depth and complexity to the nose. This wine is a true symphony of scents, a harmonious blend that showcases the artistry of the winemaker.

On the palate, the Parabellum Alluvio reveals its true brilliance. With a rich and velvety texture, this medium to full-bodied wine caresses the tongue, offering an indulgent experience. The flavors of ripe blackberries and currants mingle with nuances of dark chocolate and earthy undertones, creating a layered and multifaceted profile. The tannins are well-integrated, providing structure and balance to the wine's opulent fruit.

Expertly crafted, this entry-level wine from Force Majeure is a testament to their unwavering commitment to quality. With a blend of 43% Cabernet Franc, 27% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and a hint of Petit Verdot, the Parabellum Alluvio showcases the winery's mastery of blending different varietals.

Jeb Dunnuck himself awarded this exceptional wine a remarkable score of 93 points. This recognition is a testament to the wine's exceptional quality and its ability to captivate even the most discerning palates. Dunnuck predicts that the Parabellum Alluvio has the potential to age gracefully for 10-15 years, allowing its flavors to evolve and mature over time.

Sourced from the renowned Red Mountain region in Washington, this wine embodies the unique terroir and character of the area. With its impeccable balance, exquisite flavors, and impressive aging potential, the 2018 Force Majeure Parabellum Alluvio is a true gem that will undoubtedly delight wine enthusiasts for years to come.