LOVE this wine. One of my all time favorites. — 3 months ago
Enjoyed this crisp refreshing bottle with my cruise crew moored on the hook in Jarrell Cove in South Puget Sound. Went so well with Souvlaki chicken kabobs, rice pilaf and garlic lemon asparagus 😃 — 2 years ago
Made by a small scale Seattle distillery, flavored with Theo Chocolate cacao nibs. It’s a crème de cacao, a liqueur, a cordial. Clear, smells like grappa or maybe really weak or diluted moutai, so slightly aldehydic nose. Medium sweetness, probably sucrose, pleasant mouthfeel. Very nice flavor, the quality cacao nib profile shows. Some may be put off by the nose, but my partner and I found it highly sippable. Paired well with red pear slices and a homemade cocoa-dusted flourless almond cake with almond yogurt. — 4 years ago
I am always eager to uncork a high end Washington Syrah! 😺🍷 I had been cellaring this bottle, the “last man standing” from my visit to the winery a few years back. This bottle did not disappoint. It is full of the rich plum fruits layered over that body so peculiar to Washington Syrah, this sort of pleasant mushroom tinge. I realize that may not sound palatable, but once tasted, it really lights up that “eureka!” center of the oenophile brain; imagine your first tastee if the Rutherford Dust tannic structure. Amaviis among my favorite Walla Walla wineries, and this Syrah is perfect for sipping with honored guests or old friends 😼 — 4 years ago
This wine has a deep ruby hue. 👁️
👃🏻 The nose and palate 👄 resemble robust and ripe plum, cassis, candied black cherry, and blackberry bramble, violet, vanilla, nutmeg, coconut, cedar, clove, cigar, mocha, cocoa, and tobacco.
Tannins are soft, velveteen, and fine-grained. Alcohol is high (14.8%). Acidity is present. Structure is sound. The finish lingers.
This Columbia Valley, WA wine is downright delicious!! The kind of wine that could pop and pour now or age for 10+ years. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 — a year ago
Again another super vintage of this wine. Refreshing crisp melon notes and slight mineral aftertones. — 3 years ago
Pretty impressed with this Oregon wine. Easy drink but good flavors — 4 years ago
“I am not drinking any f#<k*ng Merlot!”
OK go figure, easy drinking wine BUT has surprises. On swirl: rose petal red & thick legs. On nose: Strawberry field near the ocean in time converts to deep Raspberry with hints on baked crumble spices. On taste: Abundance of Strawberry then surprise! Tingling in mouth of cola characteristics followed by hints of oak, leather & ends satisfying length of chocolate syrup. This may sound like a teenager loose in the kitchen but it worked with savoury roast beef🍷 — 3 years ago