This Spanish-style red blend is inspired by the noble wines of Spain and in particular the region of Rioja, home of the tempranillo grape with is widely regarded as the most revered grape in Spain. In 2016 we set aside six barrels to make a Corrida 'Gran Reserva', the highest and most limited designation used for wines that receive a combined 5 years in barrel and bottle before they are released. We hope you agree that this wine has been worth the wait.
This wine has a beautiful garnet hue with a generous nose of wild blackberries, ripe Bing cherries and Damson plums with touches of oak and licorice spice. On the palete you taste a mouth full of complex ripe flavors and silky tannins, age-worthy balance and a lengthy finish. Enjoy with your favorite steak, marinated in red wine, garlic and soy sauce then grilled to perfection.
This enchanted wine uses the same carefully-selected vineyard sources as other wines. You might just fall under its spell! Aromas of blackberries, black cherries and cedar with pinches of pepper and vanilla bean!
Close your eyes when you put your nose to the glass. Picture yourself walking through the early fall woods of Tuscany; it has rained the day before and there is a hint of white truffles in the air. Wild ripe blackberries line the pathway and the perfume of late season flowers reaches your nose. Take a sip and imagine yourself seated in your favorite candle-lit Italian restaurant. The classic vintage of 2017 shows off generous aromatic elements and a classic Chianti-like finish. 66% Sangiovese, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah.
Southern Rhone-Style blend inspired by the wines of Chateauneuf du Pape. This is a Grenache based wine with Syrah, Mourvedre, and smaller amounts of Counoise and Cinsault. A complex nose of ripe, red cherries, tar, white pepper and the garigue spice with a long finish of earthy minerals.
This finely-crafted blend will instantly transport you to Spain, where Tempranillo is regarded as the king of Spanish varietals. A beautiful garnet color greets you with bright aromas of black cherry, toasted cedar, pomegranate and black pepper with hints of baking spices.
For our third Dedication wine, we bring you Paul Thomas, a Bandol-style blend from Washington reminiscent of the wines made in the Southern Provence region in France. As you smell this wine you will note the complex aromas of black pepper spice, cherry, and dried herbs. On the palate more complex fruit together with balanced acidity and structure promise a wine of some longevity. Gold - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Using five varietals permitted in the Bordeaux region of France, this “Right Bank,” Merlot-dominated wine is a winner with red meats. Notes of cassis, blackberry, fruit, and exotic spices. 93 pts. - James Suckling
The floral aromatic qualities, combined with its inky hue and powerful structure, makes this limited production Petit Verdot-based Bordeaux-style blend truly special. Multi-layered with aromas of pie cherries, black raspberries, musk and cedar. Originally released to celebrate Brian's 30th year as a Washington winemaker it is now in it's 9th release. This wine captures Brian's spirit of winemaking: Make a difference, do it better, do it well. 90 pts. - Jeb Dunnuck
Our signature Bordeaux-style blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec from some of Washington's finest vineyards. 93 points - Jeb Dunnuck, 93 points - James Suckling, 90 points - Robert Parker.
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