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wines and the awareness of pacific
northwest wine regions.
 

NW Wine Reviews

Mt. Lehman Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser wine bottle
Mt. Lehman Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser
This slightly off-dry white wine combines 85% Ehrenfelser, a German varietal hybrid of Riesling and Silvaner, with Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Semillon. On the nose, light floral aromas mingle with Green apple and dried apricot... [read more]
 
TruthTeller 2014 The Cynic Syrah wine bottle
TruthTeller 2014 The Cynic Syrah
Dense and purple, this wine walks a beautiful balance between sweet and tart fruit while revealing other savory, sweet and earthy nuances. The nose is prominent with dark berry jam, but also reveals aromas of... [read more]
 
Puffin Wines 2016 Pinot Gris wine bottle
Puffin Wines 2016 Pinot Gris
This is a beautiful expression of Oregon Pinot Gris. An expressive nose with complex aromas and nicely structured bright fruit on the palate make this wine perfect for sipping, pairing with delicate seafood or enjoying... [read more]
 
Zerba Cellars 2013 Merlot wine bottle
Zerba Cellars 2013 Merlot
This Merlot is full-bodied and alludes to dark fruit on the nose, but it's delightfully balanced with acidity and earthy notes. Aromas of ripe black plums are in the forefront, mixed with baking spices that... [read more]
 
Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay
Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay
Complex and balanced, this wine reveals many classic Chardonnay characteristics that evolve as the wine warms in the glass. On the nose, aromas of orange blossoms mingle with notes of apricot preserves, almond paste and... [read more]
 
Stave & Stone Winery 2014 Quiver Red Wine bottle
Stave & Stone Winery 2014 Quiver Red Wine
This blend of Syrah, Zinfandel, Merlot, Tempranillo and Barbera is nicely structured with bright red fruit providing acidity, balanced by earthy elements that deliver a dry finish. It hints at dark fruit on the nose... [read more]
 
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Semillon wine bottle
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Semillon
This Semillon from British Columbia offers bright fruit and enough acidity for a beautiful balanced wine with classic varietal character. The wine is intriguing and fruity enough to sip on its own or would make... [read more]
 
Luminous Hills 2014 Estate Grown Pinot Noir wine bottle
Luminous Hills 2014 Estate Grown Pinot Noir
This Yamhill-Carlton district Pinot Noir offers flavors of bright red fruit, mixed with complex earthy notes and a beautiful balance of acidity. On the nose are aromas of dried cherries, cocoa, tobacco leaf, brown baking... [read more]
 
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2015 Siegerrebe wine bottle
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2015 Siegerrebe
Siegerrebe is an early ripening grape varietal suitable for cooler climate vineyards and this one from British Columbia balances the aromatic and fruity qualities of the grape with a nice acidic structure. Its bold floral... [read more]
 
Walla Walla Vintners 2013 Carmenere wine bottle
Walla Walla Vintners 2013 Carmenere
Big and dark, this Carmenere from Red Mountain deftly balances dark fruit with earthy flavors and notes of minerality. Deep purple in color, it opens with aromas of blackberry jam and sweet tobacco with notes... [read more]
 
Pudding River Wine Cellars 2014 Pinot Gris wine bottle
Pudding River Wine Cellars 2014 Pinot Gris
Fruity and dry with a crisp finish, this wine promises to be the ideal match for delicate seafood like halibut, scallops, clams, crab or a bowl of chowder. On the nose are aromas of green... [read more]
 
Ledger David Cellars 2014 Estate Petit Verdot wine bottle
Ledger David Cellars 2014 Estate Petit Verdot
Big and bold yet balanced, this wine packs a lot of black fruit, but frames it with savory and mineral notes for a dry finish. On the nose, it reveals a big dose of blackberry... [read more]
 
MonteScarlatto Estate 2013 Barbera wine bottle
MonteScarlatto Estate 2013 Barbera
Full-bodied and deep purple, this Barbera from Red Mountain presents balanced flavors and a solid acidic structure that would make this perfect to enjoy with tomato sauce dishes, pizza or beef. On the nose, it... [read more]
 
Brady Cellars 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Blue Mountain Vineyard wine bottle
Brady Cellars 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Blue Mountain Vineyard
This is a full-bodied Cabernet that shows a balance of fruit and earth on the nose and on the palate. It opens with dark fruit, but shows remarkable balance with dry, earthy and herb notes... [read more]
 
Aluve 2015 Estate Chardonnay wine bottle
Aluve 2015 Estate Chardonnay
An enticing, complex nose and crisp flavors make this Walla Walla Chardonnay a good choice to accompany buttery or mustard sauces, mushroom dishes, green veggies or seafood. On the nose, you'll find buttered toast, yellow... [read more]
 
Westport Winery Ancient Mariner wine bottle
Westport Winery Ancient Mariner (non-vintage)
This is a mixture of Riesling and pear that is both fruity and sweet, yet retains a beautiful balance with bright acidity along with floral and spice notes. This is a pleasant sipping wine and... [read more]
 
William Grassie Wine Estates 2013 Courageux wine bottle
William Grassie Wine Estates 2013 Courageux
This is a fruit forward, slightly sweet, Cabernet Sauvignon dominant red blend that shows a deft balance and intriguing complexity. On the nose are aromas of dried cherries, chocolate, fruitcake and a touch of sweet... [read more]
 
St. Hubertus 2013 Oak Bay Gebert Family Reserve Riesling
St. Hubertus Estate Winery 2013 Oak Bay Gebert Family Reserve Riesling
This British Columbia Riesling shows a classic profile and crisp acidity that come together for a food friendly wine. On the nose are classic Riesling aromas of petroleum and beeswax that mingle with lemon-lime. On... [read more]
 
Intrinsic Wine Company 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon wine bottle
Intrinsic Wine Company 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Dark fruit is framed with earthy notes in this Cabernet Sauvignon that also includes 10% Cabernet Franc. On the nose are aromas of dark berry jam with smoke and a hint of sage. It presents... [read more]
 
Latah Creek Wine Cellars 2016 Pinot Gris wine bottle
Latah Creek Wine Cellars 2016 Pinot Gris
This wine entices with aromas of tropical fruit, but its medium-plus acidity would make this a good choice for halibut and other white fish or a cheese course. On the nose, tropical fruits, kiwi, honeydew... [read more]
 
Stottle Winery 2012 Tempranillo wine bottle
Stottle Winery 2012 Tempranillo
Restrained fruit offers bright flavors balanced with and earthy mineral character. On the nose, this wine presents blackberry jam, tobacco, brown baking spices and hints of herbes de Provence. On the palate it offers flavors... [read more]
 
Sweet Cheeks Winery 2014 Riesling wine bottle
Sweet Cheeks Winery 2014 Riesling
This is a crisp off-dry Riesling that would pair nicely with spicy foods and enough acidity to complement seafood or butter sauces. On the nose, it hints at being fruit forward with sweet apple aromas... [read more]
 
Red Lily Vineyards 2013 Life of Riley Tempranillo wine bottle
Red Lily Vineyards 2013 Life of Riley Tempranillo
A blend of 84% Tempranillo and 16% Cabernet Sauvignon features nicely balanced fruit with earthy elements and an acidic structure promising many food pairing options. On the nose are aromas of dark fruit, black licorice... [read more]
 
Brian Carter Cellars 2010 Solesce wine bottle
Brian Carter Cellars 2010 Solesce
This a big and bold red blend consisting of 61% Cabernet Sauvignon and 24% Merlot, along with Petit Verdot and Malbec. On the nose, it offers aromas of plum, fig, tobacco, baking spice and cedar... [read more]
 
DaMa Wines 2011 DaMa Nation wine bottle
DaMa Wines 2011 DaMa Nation
This Rhone blend of 45% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre offers a pleasingly soft mouth feel and lively fruit on the palate. On the nose, there are aromas of dark berries and cream with... [read more]
 
Rallison Cellars 2011 Blanc de Blancs wine bottle
Rallison Cellars 2011 Blanc de Blancs
This sparking wine made with 100% Chardonnay grapes is beautifully bright and crisp with structured acids and a trailing finish. On the nose are fresh aromas of Green apple and Asian pear mingling with floral... [read more]
 
Eleven Winery 2013 Syrah wine bottle
Eleven Winery 2013 Syrah
Dark, rich and complex, this Syrah presents plenty of fruit, but reels itself in with earthy and savory notes that lend this wine finesse within its boldness. On the nose, it's reminiscent of blackberry pie... [read more]
 
Skylite Cellars 2012 Merlot wine bottle
Skylite Cellars 2012 Merlot
Bright red fruit flavors are balanced with earthy and mineral notes in this well structured Merlot. On the nose are aromas of blueberry, cigar box and vanilla cream while the palate serves up flavors of... [read more]
 
Tamarack Cellars 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon wine bottle
Tamarack Cellars 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
Big, ripe and complex with a beautiful lingering finish, this wine shows structured tannins that perfectly frame the dark fruit. On the nose is ripe plum with notes of vanilla and cigar box. On the... [read more]
 
Marchesi Vineyards 2014 Emma Sangiovese wine bottle
Marchesi Vineyards 2014 Emma Sangiovese
With a bright frame and a complexity of flavors balancing red fruit, this Columbia Valley Sangiovese promises food friendly options. On the nose is a load of ripe, dark fruit and spice suggesting mixed berry... [read more]
 
Season Cellars 2014 Transparency wine bottle
Season Cellars 2014 Transparency
This is a nicely balanced, fruity and floral white blend of 55% Muller Thurgau, 33% Muscat and 12% Riesling, an easy drinking wine and a good choice for sipping on the patio or pairing with... [read more]
 
Harbinger NV Dynamo Red wine bottle
Harbinger Dynamo Red (Non-vintage)
This red blend from the Port Angeles, Washington winery sources Eastern Washington fruit including 64% Syrah, along with 12% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 12% Grenache. On the nose, this presents ripe fruit reminiscent of... [read more]
 
Angel Vine 2012 Primitivo wine bottle
Angel Vine 2012 Primitivo
This fruit forward offering presents a big nose full of berry jam and fig mixing with vanilla and cigar box aromas. It offers flavors of dried cherry, clove spice, a hint of dark chocolate and... [read more]
 
South Stage Cellars 2014 Pinot Blanc wine bottle
South Stage Cellars 2014 Pinot Blanc
This Southern Oregon offering presents an enticing and vibrant nose of peach, apricot, Meyer lemon and honeysuckle. On the palate, it deftly straddles ripe fruit around a frame of medium acidity with balanced flavors of... [read more]
 
Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir Winemakers Reserve wine bottle
Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir Winemaker's Reserve
This wine looks delicate, but reveals complexity on the nose and is delightfully structured on the palate with nicely integrated acidity showcasing bright red fruit. The nose presents jammy red fruits and spice with notes... [read more]
 
Genoa Cellars 2014 Springline wine bottle
Genoa Cellars 2014 Springline
This white wine blend features 50 percent Viognier, 19 percent Chardonnay, 19 percent Sauvignon Blanc and 12 percent Pinot Grigio. It's a balanced, easy drinking wine with an enticing nose and crisp flavors, a sure... [read more]
 
Alexandria Nicole Cellars 2014 Jet Black Syrah wine bottle
Alexandria Nicole Cellars 2014 Jet Black Syrah
This is a full-bodied wine that combines plenty of ripe dark fruit with a structured core revealing savory and earthy flavors. It's lovely to sip and a sure pairing with red meats, duck or roasted... [read more]
 
Sweet Cheeks Winery & Vineyards 2014 Pinot Gris wine bottle
Sweet Cheeks Winery & Vineyards 2014 Pinot Gris
Hints of sweet tree fruits are nicely balanced with citrus and spice suggesting a delicious wine for seafood, chicken or a cheese course. On the nose are aromas of apple, pear and lime with floral... [read more]
 
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Kramer Vineyards 2013 Carmine Big Red
On the nose, this wine reveals blackberry jam, dried cherry, clove spice and cigar box while on the palate, this lesser known varietal, a cross between Cabernet Sauvignon and Carignane, shows fruit in balance with... [read more]
 
Wild Goose Vineyards and Winery 2014 Riesling wine bottle
Wild Goose Vineyards and Winery 2014 Riesling
This is an off dry Riesling showing beautiful balance and nice acidity that doesn't over present. On the nose you'll find Green apple, petrol, honey, lemon and white flowers, while the palate delivers flavors of... [read more]
 
Whidbey Island Winery 2014 Merlot wine bottle
Whidbey Island Winery 2014 Merlot
This is a medium-bodied Merlot that is rounded and soft on the palate, showing finesse in its balance between fruit and earthy elements. On the nose, the wine reveals aromas of blackberry jam, Fig Newton... [read more]
 
Milbrandt Vineyards 2014 Traditions Riesling wine bottle
Milbrandt Vineyards 2014 Traditions Riesling
This is an off-dry Riesling that beautifully balances a few sweet notes with a touch of minerality and crisp acidity that lingers on the finish, promising a wide variety of food pairings. On the nose... [read more]
 
Stottle Winery 2013 Rousanne wine bottle
Stottle Winery 2013 Rousanne
Delightfully complex and bright on the palate, this Rousanne includes 6 percent Viognier that delivers intriguing floral notes. It offers enticing aromas of orange blossom, white peach and vanilla on the nose. Floral notes continue... [read more]
 
Tildio Winery 2012 Reserve Tempranillo wine bottle
Tildio Winery 2012 Reserve Tempranillo
This wine is big and complex, showcasing savory and earthly flavors rather than being fruit forward. On the nose, it hints at being sweeter with aromas of blackberry jam, sweet tobacco, black licorice, baking spice... [read more]
 
Comforts of Whidbey 2015 Madeleine Angevine wine bottle
Comforts of Whidbey 2015 Madeleine Angevine
This is a bright, crisp wine on the palate, a perfect pairing for seafood. The varietal is French in origin, but its early ripening and cool climate preference make this a natural for the Puget... [read more]
 
Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2014 White Meritage wine bottle
Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2014 White Meritage
This white blend includes 75 percent Sauvignon Blanc, and 25 percent Semillon. It's bright on the palate and shows finesse in balance, revealing subtle hints of mineral and herbs promising to be food friendly. It's... [read more]
 
Skylite Cellars 2012 Malbec Verhey Vineyard wine bottle
Skylite Cellars 2012 Malbec Verhey Vineyard
This 100 percent Malbec spent 22 months in French oak integrating ripe fruit with spicy elements begging for a grilled steak or seared duck breast. It's dark garnet in color and offers a complex and... [read more]
 
Seven Falls Cellars 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon wine bottle
Seven Falls Cellars 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon
This fabulous offering proves once again that there are Northwest wines that offer finesse and beautiful balance at a bargain price. It presents an enticing, complex nose of red and black cherry, plum, leather, sweet... [read more]
 
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Albarino wine bottle
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Albarino
This is a bright wine with an enticing nose and is crisp on the palate promising a wonderful pairing with seafood and cream or butter sauces. It tantalizes with a nose of white peaches and... [read more]
 
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Plumiscuous Plum Mistelle wine bottle
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Plumiscuous Plum Mistelle
This is a fortified plum dessert wine made from European and Asian red plums grown in British Columbia's Similkameen Valley. It offers an alluring nose of sweet prunes and tropical fruit with floral aromatics and... [read more]
 
Red Lily Vineyards 2012 Tempranillo wine bottle
Red Lily Vineyards 2012 Tempranillo
This Southern Oregon Tempranillo offers a nose of blackberries, ripe fig, vanilla, black licorice and a touch of smoke. It's nicely structured and balanced with integrated tannins and flavors of black cherry and raspberry that... [read more]
 
Westport Winery 2014 Shorebird Chardonnay wine bottle
Westport Winery 2014 Shorebird Chardonnay
This wine offers a lovely and complex nose of lemon-lime, green apple, firm peach, cinnamon spice and orange blossom. On the palate, the wine presents flavors of lime, honeydew melon, pineapple and kiwi with a... [read more]
 
Seven of Hearts 2013 Tannat Wine Bottle
Seven of Hearts 2013 Tannat
This 100 percent Tannat offers a nose of ripe dark fruit, cigar box and a hint of vanilla. On the palate, it presents flavors of tart cherry, red plum and raspberry with a touch of... [read more]
 
Giradet 2014 Estate Grown Riesling wine bottle
Giradet 2014 Estate Grown Riesling
This is a dry Riesling that offers crisp acidity with floral and mineral notes. On the nose, it presents fragrant floral aromas mixed with hay and classic Riesling petrol notes. On the palate, it offers... [read more]
 
Skylite Cellars 2012 Soiree red wine blend bottle
Skylite Cellars 2012 Soiree
This is a full-bodied, fruit-forward red blend that shows remarkable structure, finesse and complexity. The blend consists of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Syrah and 22% Merlot. The nose offers aromas of dried dark fruit, mingling... [read more]
 
Reustle Prayer Rick Vineyards 2014 Gruner Veltliner wine bottle
Reustle Prayer Rick Vineyards 2014 Gruner Veltliner
This is one of three Gruner Veltliners from the Southern Oregon winery who has pioneered the Austrian varietal in the Northwest. This offering presents delightful and complex aromas of honeydew melon, green apple, pear, pineapple... [read more]
 
Milbrandt Vineyards 2013 The Estates Malbec wine bottle
Milbrandt Vineyards 2013 The Estates Malbec
Full bodied and purple hued, this wine offers a nose of juicy blueberry, vanilla and dried herbs. On the palate are flavors of blueberry and blackberry with hints of baking spice and pepper on a... [read more]
 
Latah Creek 2014 Moscato wine bottle
Latah Creek 2014 Moscato
This dessert wine offers beautiful and bright floral aromas of orange blossom, honeysuckle and ripe peach that leap from the glass. On the palate, it presents sweet Honey Crisp Apple on the entry, but then... [read more]
 
Harbinger 2010 Barbera wine bottle
Harbinger 2010 Barbera
This wine presents big on the nose with dried plum, raisin, tobacco and licorice, though it shows much finesse and balance on the palate with dark fruit flavors of plum and tart black cherry giving... [read more]
 
Knudsen Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay wine bottle
Knudsen Vineyards 2014 Chardonnay
This beautifully balanced Chardonnay entices with a subtle nose of bright fruit including apple, lemon and lime. On the palate, it offers crisp acidity and a nicely structured finish of lime making this wine a... [read more]
 
Dead End Cellars 2013 Game Over Wine Bottle
Dead End Cellars 2013 Game Over
Forbidden Fruit Winery is best known for its fruit wines, but the British Columbia winery has also introduced a few wines under the Dead End Cellars label. This one is a red blend featuring organically... [read more]
 
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Pinot Gris wine bottle
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Pinot Gris
This is a slightly off-dry Pinot Gris with a touch of residual sugar that presents a delightful, bright crispness and complexity. On the nose are enticing aromas of green apple, peach and orange blossom. Flavors... [read more]
 
Stottle Winery 2012 Hombre Red Wine Blend bottle
Stottle Winery 2012 Hombre Red Wine Blend
Beautifully balanced, structured and complex, this red blend containing 53% Tempranillo, 33% Malbec and 13% Mourvedre offers an enticing nose of blackberry jam, vanilla and sweet tobacco. On the palate, it presents flavors of sweet... [read more]
 
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling wine bottle
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Riesling
This beautiful dry Riesling offers a nose of lemon-brushed apple, honey and ginger. On the palate, it offers bright flavors up front with tart Granny Smith apple, pink grapefruit and apricot. It presents a beautiful... [read more]
 
MonteScarlatto Estate Winery 2012 Tenth Hold Red wine bottle
MonteScarlatto Estate Winery 2012 Tenth Hold Red
This red wine blend features 25% Petit Verdot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Malbec. It presents a nose of ripe plum, smoky embers, black licorice, sweet tobacco and flavors of... [read more]
 
Willamette Valley Vineyards 2012 Elton Pinot Noir wine bottle
Willamette Valley Vineyards 2012 Elton Pinot Noir
Using Pinot Noir grapes from Willamette Valley's Elton Vineyard, this wine offers a nose of dark jammy fruit mingling with perfumed floral notes and a touch of earth. It showcases red fruit on the palate... [read more]
 
Amelia Wynn Winery 2013 Aragon wine bottle
Amelia Wynn Winery 2013 Aragon
This wine is 100 percent Grenache and offers a nose of blackberry, plum and cigar box with a touch of black olive. It's wonderfully balanced on the palate, presenting brighter than expected flavors of slightly... [read more]
 
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Impearfection wine bottle
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Impearfection
This dessert wine utilizes Asian pear from British Columbia's Similkameen Valley. It offers a nose of spice-poached pear, peach pie and honey mingling with aromas of orange blossom and flavors of ripe juicy pear, golden... [read more]
 
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2013 Mourvedre wine bottle
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2013 Mourvedre
Aromas of ripe blueberries and vanilla mingle with savory and smoky notes of ground coffee, roasted meat and hints of violet and damp earth. On the palate, flavors of tart cherry and red berries mix... [read more]
 
Latah Creek Wine Cellars NV Huckleberry dLatah bottle
Latah Creek Wine Cellars NV Huckleberry d'Latah
This wine predominately utilizes Riesling grapes, but also includes Muscat Canelli and natural juice and concentrate of huckleberries. It presents a nose of canned peaches and juicy pear with floral and classic Riesling notes of... [read more]
 
Pudding River Wine Cellars 2012 Estate Pinot Noir bottle
Pudding River Wine Cellars 2012 Estate Pinot Noir
This wine presents pronounced aromas of brown baking spice and licorice that mix with strawberry jam and earthy notes of leather and cedar on the nose. Flavors of tart cherry and black raspberry mingle with... [read more]
 
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Riesling bottle
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2014 Riesling
This beautifully structured off-dry Riesling offers a delightful balance of tart with a few hints of sweetness. On the nose are aromas of tart Granny Smith apple, white peach and lime with hints of orange... [read more]
 
One Wines 2011 One Exception Red Wine
One Wines 2011 One Exception Red Wine
This red blend is made from 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot, 14% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Franc and 2% Petit Verdot. It offers a nose of blackberry jam, clove spice and hints of anise. It's restrained... [read more]
 
Blue Grouse Estate Winery 2014 Quill Rose bottle
Blue Grouse Estate Winery 2014 Quill Rose
This off-dry rose of Gamay Noir offers aromas of Meyer Lemon, orange blossom and firm peach. It's crisp on the palate with bright flavors of lemon-lime, rhubarb and cranberry. Pair this with roasted poultry, salmon... [read more]
 
Gard Vintners 2013 Vaucluse Red Wine bottle
Gard Vintners 2013 Vaucluse Red Wine
This red blend includes 76% Syrah, 21% Grenache and 3% Viognier. On the nose it presents loads of smoky Italian plum with brown spice and anise. On the palate, it delivers rounded flavors of ripe... [read more]
 
Double Canyon 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon bottle
Double Canyon 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
This medium bodied Cabernet Sauvignon Sauvignon was blended with a small amount of Syrah and Malbec, then barrel aged for 18 months with 40% new French oak. The wine shows good restraint with a nose... [read more]
 
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Speachless wine bottle
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Speachless
British Columbia's Forbidden Fruit Winery crafts this fruit wine from organic white peaches as an off-dry table wine. It's clear and medium gold in color with pronounced aromas of sweet peach and peach pie. On... [read more]
 
Finn Hill 2012 Bien Fait Merlot wine bottle
Finn Hill 2012 Bien Fait Merlot
This single vineyard Merlot from Gamache Vineyard offers a rich ruby color and enticing nose of ripe strawberry, red cherry, raspberry and baking spice. On the palate are flavors of cherry, blackberry and loads of... [read more]
 
Eroica 2014 Riesling wine bottle
Eroica 2014 Riesling
This wine offers an intense nose with orange blossom, crisp Asian pear and classic Riesling petrol notes. On the palate, it's bright with flavors of apple, kumquat and a touch of petroleum. Serve with Asian... [read more]
 
14 Hands Winery 2014 Stampede Red Blend bottle
14 Hands Winery 2014 Stampede Red Blend
This Syrah-based blend also includes Merlot, Viognier, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mourvedre offering bold and complex aromas of fresh ground coffee, black licorice, spicy camphor wood and smoky embers. This is a big wine that manages... [read more]
 
Eleven Winery 2013 Rousanne bottle
Eleven Winery 2013 Rousanne
This wine from Elephant Mountain Vineyard in Yakima, Washington offers an expressive nose of pineapple, gooseberry and vanilla with floral notes. It's beautifully balanced on the palate with flavors of pineapple and apricot, then a... [read more]
 
Darighe 2012 Proprietors Blend bottle
Darighe 2012 Proprietor's Blend
The Woodhouse Wine Estates' Darighe red blend combines 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 8% Malbec and 2% Petit Verdot. Enticing aromas of blackberry jam, cigar box and dried herbs mingle on the... [read more]
 
 Kramer Vineyards 2014 Estate Pinot Gris bottle
Kramer Vineyards 2014 Estate Pinot Gris
This wine offers an enticing nose of cinnamon-dusted apple pie with a touch of anise. Beautiful bright flavors of green apple and lemon-lime are predominant, but are balanced by some clove spiciness, with a finish... [read more]
 
Finn Hill 2012 Merveille Merlot bottle
Finn Hill 2012 Merveille Merlot
This is a dark crimson, nearly opaque Merlot that offers aromas of blackberry jam mingling with anise and leather. Flavors open up with red plum and chocolate-cherry, then linger with earthy notes of violet and... [read more]
 
Knudsen Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir bottle
Knudsen Vineyards 2013 Pinot Noir
This light-bodied wine is delicately colored and offers a nose of strawberry jam with a touch of leather. Shows real finesse on the palate with bright flavor of cranberry and tart raspbery, wet stones and... [read more]
 
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate 2014 Riesling bottle
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate 2014 Riesling
This Riesling from Oregon's Chehalem Mountains presents an inviting nose of lemon-lime, apricots and honeysuckle aromatics along with classic petrol notes. This off-dry Riesling offers juicy flavors of peach and honey balanced by crisp green... [read more]
 
Northwest Cellars 2012 Intrigue Red Blend bottle
Northwest Cellars 2012 Intrigue Red Blend
This medium bodied-plus red blend was made with 25% Malbec, 20% Merlot, 20% Petit Verdot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah and 5% Carmenere. It features a beautiful crimson color and an enticing nose of ripe... [read more]
 
Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Gruner Veltliner Reserve bottle
Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Gruner Veltliner Winemaker's Reserve
Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards in Oregon's Umpqua Valley was the first winery in the US to produce this Austrian varietal. The Winemaker's Reserve offering presents a nose of crisp green apple, lime and hints of... [read more]
 
Mullan Road Cellars 2012 Red Wine Blend bottle
Mullan Road Cellars 2012 Red Wine Blend
This blend of 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc offers aromas of blackberry cobbler with dark jammy fruit, clove spice and black licorice. Plum and black cherry flavors are balanced by notes... [read more]
 
Forbidden Fruit Winery Pomme Desiree Iced Apple Wine
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Pomme Desiree Iced Apple Wine
This rich and delicious dessert wine is made with six different apple varieties. It presents a nose of baked apple pie, lemon meringue and cinnamon with flavors of sweet raisin, caramel apple and a bright... [read more]
 
Season Cellars 2012 Phoenix Red Blend
Season Cellars 2012 Phoenix Red Blend
This Southern Oregon red wine blend utilized 48% Sangiovese, 38% Carmenere, 8% Syrah and 6% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine offers aromas of ripe blackberries with a touch of vanilla and licorice. Flavors open with black... [read more]
 
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Bacchus Reserve
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Bacchus Reserve
Chaberton proves that the Bacchus grape, a cross between Muller-Thurgau and Silvaner, can produce a balanced off-dry wine as a stand alone varietal in cool climates. This offering features a nose of canned peaches and... [read more]
 
Bainbridge Vineyards 2014 Siegerrebe
Bainbridge Vineyards 2014 Siegerrebe
A beautiful example of this cool climate grape, this wine is off-dry with an expressive nose of peach, apricot, clove spice and honeysuckle. The wine offers complex flavors of apricot, orange blossom, mandarin orange, grapefruit... [read more]
 
BelleArte 2014 Pinot Noir Estate
BelleArte 2014 Pinot Noir Estate
This Southern Oregon Pinot Noir offers aromas of leather and bacon when first opened, mellowing as it opens to sweet tobacco and ripe strawberries. Up front flavors of bright red berries and cherry tea, give... [read more]
 
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Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Viognier
This Southern Oregon Viognier offers a nose of juicy Bartlett pear and peaches with a touch of clove spice and orange blossom. On the palate, the wine presents flavors of honeydew melon, brown spice, a... [read more]
 
Amelia Wynn 2013 Giovanni Red Blend
Amelia Wynn 2013 Giovanni Red Blend
Bainbridge Island's Amelia Wynn Winery uses Columbia Valley fruit in this Northern Tuscan inspired blend containing 50% Sangiovese, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and 25% Merlot. It's a medium to heavy bodied wine offering a complex nose... [read more]
 
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D'Anu 2014 Chardonnay
This Willamette Valley Chardonnay offers an intriguing nose of apple, pear, tropical fruits, hay and a touch of spice. Flavors are reminiscent of spiced pear while the moderate acidity offers a clean green apple and... [read more]
 
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Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2013 Petite Sirah
This full-bodied wine from Idaho's Lindsay Creek Vineyards uses Washington fruit and offers a big nose of ripe Italian plums mixing with savory aromas of roasted meat and a touch of smoky embers. Big, rich... [read more]
 
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Grizzly Peak 2014 Viognier
Another successful marriage of Rhone meets Southern Oregon with a nose of white peach, crisp green apple, green banana and honeysuckle. Delicate on the palate with soft flavors of honeydew melon, floral notes of orange... [read more]
 
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Columbia Crest 2012 Walter Clore Private Reserve
This red wine blend features 80 percent Merlot, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc and Malbec. The nose offers aromas of blackberry jam and leather. Balanced flavors of plum, black cherry, clove spice and hints... [read more]
 
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Kontos Cellars 2012 Merlot
This medium-plus bodied Walla Walla Merlot offers aromas of brown baking spices and tobacco mingling with dark jammy fruit. Flavors of black cherry, tea, vanilla and peppery-clove spice continue on a lingering finish. This wine... [read more]
 
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Schmidt Family Vineyards 2012 Malbec
This Southern Oregon Malbec is a beautiful crimson, full-bodied wine with enticing aromas of dark jammy fruit and cigar box. Flavors open with tart red plumb and raspberry, then finishing dry with tea and a... [read more]
 
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Alexandria Nicole Cellars 2013 A Squared Cabernet Sauvignon
This full-bodied red opens with aromas of cigar box and ripe Italian plum and flavors of slightly tart Black Cherry that quickly gives way to a lingering dry finish with notes of mineral and dried... [read more]
 
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Belle Fiore 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
This wine offers a dark crimson color and a nose of sweet Italian plum and ripe blackberries with a hint of cedar. Flavors of black cherry, then tea on the mid palate and a dry... [read more]
Mt. Lehman Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser wine bottle Mt. Lehman Winery 2015 Ehrenfelser
This slightly off-dry white wine combines 85% Ehrenfelser, a German varietal hybrid of Riesling and Silvaner, with Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Semillon. On the nose, light floral aromas mingle with Green apple and dried apricot... [read more]
TruthTeller 2014 The Cynic Syrah wine bottle TruthTeller 2014 The Cynic Syrah
Dense and purple, this wine walks a beautiful balance between sweet and tart fruit while revealing other savory, sweet and earthy nuances. The nose is prominent with dark berry jam, but also reveals aromas of... [read more]
Puffin Wines 2016 Pinot Gris wine bottle Puffin Wines 2016 Pinot Gris
This is a beautiful expression of Oregon Pinot Gris. An expressive nose with complex aromas and nicely structured bright fruit on the palate make this wine perfect for sipping, pairing with delicate seafood or enjoying... [read more]
Zerba Cellars 2013 Merlot wine bottle Zerba Cellars 2013 Merlot
This Merlot is full-bodied and alludes to dark fruit on the nose, but it's delightfully balanced with acidity and earthy notes. Aromas of ripe black plums are in the forefront, mixed with baking spices that... [read more]
Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay
Complex and balanced, this wine reveals many classic Chardonnay characteristics that evolve as the wine warms in the glass. On the nose, aromas of orange blossoms mingle with notes of apricot preserves, almond paste and... [read more]
Stave & Stone Winery 2014 Quiver Red Wine bottle Stave & Stone Winery 2014 Quiver Red Wine
This blend of Syrah, Zinfandel, Merlot, Tempranillo and Barbera is nicely structured with bright red fruit providing acidity, balanced by earthy elements that deliver a dry finish. It hints at dark fruit on the nose... [read more]
Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Semillon wine bottle Bench 1775 Winery 2015 Semillon
This Semillon from British Columbia offers bright fruit and enough acidity for a beautiful balanced wine with classic varietal character. The wine is intriguing and fruity enough to sip on its own or would make... [read more]
Luminous Hills 2014 Estate Grown Pinot Noir wine bottle Luminous Hills 2014 Estate Grown Pinot Noir
This Yamhill-Carlton district Pinot Noir offers flavors of bright red fruit, mixed with complex earthy notes and a beautiful balance of acidity. On the nose are aromas of dried cherries, cocoa, tobacco leaf, brown baking... [read more]