PARABELLUM WINES

by Force Majeure

Made utilizing meticulously farmed grapes from the estate vineyard on Red Mountain, these Washington State wines receive the same care and attention in both winemaking and viticulture as the upper-tier Force Majeure wines. Our goal with Parabellum is to produce two beautiful and approachable wines that are reflective of their varieties and terroir, without constraints on blending. These wines will age gracefully for years, yet are crafted with an eye toward more immediate consumption. Parabellum provides an opportunity to savor an authentic wine of distinction at a great value.

AlluvioWeb

2017 PARABELLUM ALLUVIO

60% Cabernet Franc, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot

Force Majeure Estate Vineyard, Red Mountain AVA

“The 2017 ‘Alluvio’ is an alluring blend of 60% Cabernet Franc with 33% Cabernet Sauvignon and the remainder Petit Verdot. Toasty oak wraps around dark fruits, graphite and sagebrush tones on this expressive nose. The palate is plush, round and inviting, delivering copious dark fruit flavors that collide wit the milk chocolate, sagebrush, cherry tomato and dusty minerals. This is exceedingly good, highly viscous and gratifying wine now as the ‘Alluvio’ will provide drinking enjoyment for a decade or more.”

Drink 2019-2029- 93 points, Washington Wine Blog

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CouleeWeb

2017 PARABELLUM COULÉE

86% Syrah 14% Mourvèdre

Force Majeure Estate Vineyard, Red Mountain AVA

“The 2017 ‘Coulée’ Red Wine is a fantastic blend of 86% Syrah with the remainder Mourvèdre that was all sourced from the esteemed Force Majeure Vineyard in the Red Mountain AVA. Tobacco leaf and smoky undertones collide with suggestions of green peppercorns and smoked black olives that all take shape together in the glass. The soft texture entices as the black and blue fruits mingle with minerals, black tea and chocolate covered brandy soaked kirsch flavors. This is seriously good by superstar winemaker Todd Alexander.”

Drink 2019-2029- 93 points – Washington Wine Blog

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VINTAGES

2013 Parabellum Wines | 2014 Parabellum Wines | 2015 Parabellum Wines | 2016 Parabellum Wines