If you are in the Urban Enoteca . And even if you aren't able to visit one of their locations, be sure to try some of their wines.area, you should definitely visit Fidelitas' tasting room, which opened in 2007. It has a contemporary style and features great views of Red Mountain and the . For those of you in the area, be sure to check out the Fidelitas tasting bar at
…in one of the Corliss Red Mountain vineyards just up the road from Fidélitas supervising the mid-October harvest. We spent the best part of two hours with Mike and James, visiting every nook and cranny of the complicated site, learning about the careful matching of grape variety and terroir and tasting the perfectly ripe fruit. A real taste of Red Mountain.
At less than a decade old, Cordon now has some of the more prestigious Washington State small winery labels in its book - such as Long Shadows, Fidelitas, Corvus Cellars, Hightower, Basel Cellars, VaPiano and Sleight of Hand to name a few. Ken Avedisian For Cordon Selections owner and CEO, Ken Avedisian, selling wine is much [...]
2008 Fidelitas( , ) : Deep purple in color. Nose is a bit tight at first and then some spice notes come through. Very jammy with blackberry and spice on the palate. Medium to full-bodied and lively with medium tannins and a medium finish.
Quality: 3 stars (out of 5)
: 1 bang for your buck (out of 5)
Tasting Group: Malbec from Anywhere was originally posted …
…Charlie Hoppes , you don't know what you're missing. I've never met a Fidelitas wine that I didn't like.
And when I saw this statement on their website recently, my palate fell in love all over again.
"We are faithful to, loyal to winemaking techniques and true to 's unique terroir."
One of my favorites is Fidelitas 2007 ChampouxCabernet Sauvignon, which, not surprisingly, received …
My favorites, for what it is worth, were from Fidelitas, Gamache, Hamilton Cellars, Nefarious, Reininger, Saviah and William Church. Special marks go to Hamilton Cellars for making Malbec in three styles: Rose, straight Malbec and a Malbec-heavy Bordeaux blend.
So is Malbec Washington's Next Big Thing? Not yet — not until there are more vines on line and Chateau Ste. Michelle or Columbia Crest get into the market and help develop it. Interestingly, Columbia Crest…
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By Duane Pemberton Winemaker and owner of Fidelitas, Charlie Hoppes made it quite clear awhile ago that he was only going to focus on Bordeaux grapes and it has seemed to have worked out rather well for him so far. With over 1000 wine-club members and a massive loyal fan base, it doesn't appear that [...]
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…"swallowed all of the wines, but had trouble swallowing the prices. Charlie Hoppes of Fidelitas fame made the wines at Victor Cruz's Conon de Sol facility, but the wines were much more reserved than Fidelitas, more in the style of Jean Francois's Pepper Bridge wines. Good stuff, but where's the buzz.