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Bordeaux Blends & Varietals

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2011 Escapade - $45

Columbia Valley

 

Escapade is a wine that ventures off the conventional winemaking path. The heart and soul of this wine are two southern Rhone varietals, Mourvèdre (57%) and Syrah (34%) joined by two non-traditional Rhone blending grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon (5%) and Malbec (4%).  The result, our 2011 Escapade, a wine that will take you on an exciting and memorable romp from start to finish!

Gold - Seattle Wine Awards

2011 Entwined - $34

Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley

 

By Great Northwest Wine

on March 3, 2014

One of Washington’s top boutique wineries specializing Bordeaux blends continues to be this 2,000-case operation in Woodinville with Shane Howard at the helm. This leads with Merlot, and the nose is alluring with hints of black cherry, plum, chocolate-covered pomegranate, black pepper and vanilla bean. That theme of dark fruits plies its way to the palate with pleasing density from chocolaty tannins. Blackberries and molasses carry through to the lengthy and balanced finish. It earned a gold medal at the 2014 Seattle Wine and Food Experience Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

TOP 100

By Great Northwest Wine

 

 

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2012 SVS Number Two - $45

Columbia Valley

59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 1% Malbec

 

The 3rd in our single vineyard series and features fruit from the highly acclaimed Conner Lee Vineyard. This wine clearly demonstrates what a good vintage and a great vineyard can mean to a winemaker. Polished and elegant, it delivers in every sense of the word. Previous vintages of this wine have been rated 91 Pts by Wine Advocate, Double Gold at the Seattle Wine Awards and #1 Bordeaux blend in Woodinville at the Golden Grape Awards.

Gold - Seattle Wine Awards

2011 SVS Number One - $45

Columbia Valley

59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, 1% Malbec

 

The 3rd in our single vineyard series and features fruit from the highly acclaimed Conner Lee Vineyard. This wine clearly demonstrates what a good vintage and a great vineyard can mean to a winemaker. Polished and elegant, it delivers in every sense of the word. Previous vintages of this wine have been rated 91 Pts by Wine Advocate, Double Gold at the Seattle Wine Awards and #1 Bordeaux blend in Woodinville at the Golden Grape Awards.

Gold - Seattle Wine Awards

2011 Midnight Rider $50

Columbia Valley

 

Taking its place next to the Cabernation Project’s 2009 FACEMELTER and the award winning 2010 MIGHTY JACKALOPE, the 2011 MIDNIGHT RIDER is our special salute to Duane Allman and The Allman Brothers Band.  Dark and intense...Brooding and powerful....this gutsy red blend rocks!

Gold - Seattle Wine Awards

2010 Consensio $36

Columbia Valley

 

Blended using all five classic Bordeaux varietals Cab Sauv. (59%) leads the juicy quintet, with Merlot (17%), Cab Franc (12%), Malbec (7%) and Petit Verdot (5%) doing their parts adding depth, color and complexity. Dark ruby color with rich purple hues lure you in. The nose is rich with ripe dark berries and cassis. A judicious use of oak provides a warm toastiness to the wine without ever overpowering the more subtle notes of vanilla, cocoa, spices and minerals. The finish is long and elegant and there is an oppulance that keeps the CONSENSIO from being anything other than delicious and user friendly!

2013 Vintners Reserve Cuvee $26

Columbia Valley


The Pondera 2013 Vintner’s Reserve Cuveé is a well-balanced blend of traditional Bordeaux varietals sourced from some of our favorite Washington state vineyards..

 

2011 Consensio - $36

Columbia Valley

58% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec

 

This delicious Bordeaux style blend is a crowd pleaser year after year. The gorgeous dark ruby color extends an invitation and is echoed by a tempting aromatic nose.  It’s bright and brimming with ripe summer blackberries, with cherry, vanilla and Asian spice chiming in for complexity.

2012 Stiletto $42

Columbia Valley


Our 2012  Stiletto is a bold and aromatic red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (52%), Petit Verdot (25%) and Malbec (23%). The name and label were taken from “Stilettos”, an original painting by nationally renowned artist Andre Kohn.

* WIne Club only

2012 PASIÓN $38

Columbia Valley

51% Syrah, 44% Cabernet, 5% Merlot

 

A dark, dense, ruby colored wine, with never ending legs. It greets you with a bacon stone fruit nose and hints of licorice and chocolate followed by even more chocolate on the mid-palate with a background of cedar shavings and ripe red berry and black cherry. Not for the faint of heart!

2012 LTD - Livin’ the Dream - $42

Columbia Valley

Merlot (39%), Cab Franc (36%), Cabernet Sauvignon (19%),

Malbec (4%) and Petit Verdot (2%)

 

This masterful Bordeaux style blend has gorgeous aromas of dark fruit mingled with caramel, herbs and cedar.  Its ultra smooth in texture with well-defined flavors of cassis, blackberry, black plum, raspberry and currant, with tobacco and cedar shavings providing added depth. Moderate, elegant tannins frame the long finish with an equal proportion of vibrant acidity.

Outstanding- WA Tasting Room Magazine

 

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2012 Cabernet Franc

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Columbia Valley

Dineen Vineyard - 95% Cabernet Franc, 5% Merlot

 

A rich plummy wine with beautiful long legs and prominent aromas of vanilla and flavors of red raspberry, black currant and bing cherry with plum undertones and slight hints of violet and cinnamon. The acids, tannins, and fruit are all perfectly balanced and its smooth on the palate with a long lingering finish that just won’t quit.

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon  $36

Columbia Valley

93% Cabernet Sauvignon,

7% Merlot

 

From two of our favorite vineyards, Stillwater Creek and The Benches.  Aged on 60% new French oak for 35 months

100 cases produced

91 Pts - Wine Enthusiast

Gold - Seattle Wine Awards

 

2013 Malbec - Stillwater Creek  $34

 

Columbia Valley

Malbec (98%) Cabernet Sauvignon (2%)

 

 Dark plum color, luscious ripe dark berry flavors and toasted oak. It’s framed with enough tannin to provide proper structure and eagerly coats both the mid and back palates, providing a nice, long lasting finish.

2012 SYRAH  $38

Stillwater Creek Vineyard

96% Syrah, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon

 

Dark crimson color with a nose of fresh summer ripened berries. As you taste the wine those ripe berry flavors continue to flaunt, accompanied by notes of olive, licorice and herbs.  Never heavy on the palate, this wine is rich and full bodied with a long satisfying finish.

90 Pts - Wine Enthusiast

Gold - Cascadia Wine Competition & Seattle Wine Awards

 

2015 Chardonnay  $28

Stillwater Creek Vineyard

 

This golden elixir will delight from start to finish. We barrel fermented this Chard in 100% French Oak, patiently stirring it on the lees for a respectable seven months.  It’s well balanced with a creamy mouth feel, subtle oak and complex flavors.

New 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon- $36

Columbia Valley

95% Cabernet Sauvignon,
5% Merlo
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This full-bodied Cab greets you with a huge crème de cassis nose, lingering vanilla undertones and fragrant scents of stone fruits. It’s deep ruby red color and beautiful long legs prove it’s a well-structured and balanced wine.  The first sip will glide across your palette easily, with blueberry and blackberry notes hitting your mid-palette, followed by hints of dark chocolate shavings and a long lingering finish.  This wine is incredible right now and one can only imagine what it will be like in a few more years.

 

 

 

 

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