…100% Syrah from Boushey Vineyards in the Yakima Valley is an outstanding wine and delivers serious bang for your buck. Then we moved on to the newly released Bordeaux-style Blends. While the 2011 Gravura is an excellent wine in its own right, the 2011 Sestina absolutely "wow-ed" us. As Avennia's flagship wine, Sestina absolutely deserves top billing. It is a Cabernet Sauvignon/ Merlot/ Cabernet Franc blend from old vines at Bacchus and Red Willow. This …
…and wine bag #2 contained the 2008 Rasa Creative Impulse from the Yakima Valley. The 2008 Creative Impulse had been ' choice as Best of 2011 the first time we tasted it. We had not previously tasted the 2008 vintage of the Leonetti Reserve.
Leonetti Cellar , located in Walla Walla, , has a long and storied history for a Washington winery. Founded by and Nancy Figgins in , was the …
Yakima Valley - 1983
Walla Walla Valley - 1984
Columbia Valley - 1984
Rattlesnake Hills - 2006
Ancient Lakes of Columbia Valley - 2012
Varieties produced: 30+ varietals
Leading white varietals:
10 DeLille Cellars Doyenne Signature find this wine <<( Yakima Valley) : An Exxon Valdez style oil-thick slick of appealing dark fruit & spices. $ 40 >>
09 Nota Bene Cellars Ciel du find this wine <<Syrah ( ) : Rich plums that are plumbing dark, inky flavor & color depths. $ 30 B+ >>
10 Weinlaubenhof Kracher Beerenauslese Cuvee () : Refreshing salinity, elegant …
With stunning architecture and beautiful views of Yakima Valley, the well-designed tasting room is airy and comfortable, with a professional kitchen as the centerpiece.
Outside, you are surrounded by gently rolling hills, a small waterfall and a pond. And if you're lucky, you'll see somesawbuck turtles raised at the vineyards.
And talk about value - our favorite Windy Point reds are priced between $17-$23, and we always seem to go home with a case. You can purchase …
…Waitsburg Cellars Old Vine Pinot Gris - 2012 , sourced from the Yakima Valley. Easy drinking! Aromas of an apple farm and hints of rain. Honeydew, muskmelon, pears and apple, with just a hint of citrus are on the palate. This is a summer porch sippin' wine, but easy to pair with some favorite summer menus, as well.
Harvested in the cool early-morning hours, the fruit was immediately delivered to the winery and without delay, was gently whole-cluster pressed. The aromatics are feminine with notes of orange blossom. On the palate there are flavors of honey, crisp apples, and stone fruit with a light mineral finish.
And like …
Yakima Valley 30th Anniversary
The Yakima Valley is Washington's first American Viticultural Area, approved 30 years ago in 1983. It's also steeped in the early history of the Washington wine industry. Some of the state's first European wine grapes were planted in Sunnyside by William B. Bridgman in 1917. The legendary Dr. Walter Clore came to the Yakima Valley soon after Prohibition was repealed and began planting grapes in the '50s and '60s to show …
SEATTLE,(March 26, 2013)— Thousands of wine consumers gathered at this weekend for the annual celebration hosted by the and . The highlight of the two-day event was a series of seminars led by top wine-makers and leading wine experts; and this year's seminars [...]
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ByIt happens every year, the Yakima Valley teams with extra visitors hoping to check out some delicious red wine and chocolate pairings at wineries of the valley. One simply pays a $ 35 fee for a "passport" and it enables you to waive all the tasting fee's at participating wineries - which includes [...]
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