Cloudline Pinot Noir 2016

$25.40

In the glass, Cloudline clearly conveys its Oregon roots. The color is a dark ruby red, the nose is layered and complex, and on the palate, one enjoys dark berry fruits, blue fruits, cola notes and a touch of spice. The finish is integrated and balanced. Sante´! Vinous – 90 Points – There’s real value here

Domaine Drouhin “Laurène” Pinot Noir 2014

$56.70

The rich and lively nose is filled with aromas of pretty red fruit, baking spices, orange peel and velvety flower petals. Round on the palate with rustic tannins, flavors of red currant and deep cherry evolve after time. The long and supple finish is spicy and long. Generous in its youth, our 2014 Laurène will mature with elegance and depth.

93 Points Vinous  92 Points wine Advocate

Domaine Drouhin “Arthur” Chardonnay 2016

$32.50

A fresh, floral nose of acacia and magnolia blends beautifully with almond notes and a hint of anise. Elegant and refined, the texture has density without weight. Flavors of pear, lychee and a touch of lemon custard present a complex, harmonious picture now, but the lively balance means you can easily cellar the 2016 Arthur for the next three to five years.
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Domaine Serene Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir 2014

An exhibit in the mastery of blending, the 2014 Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir evokes mystery. Provocative notes of black currant, dark cherries, and cloves fill the glass. In the mouth, it glides effortlessly across the palate exposing waves of complex flavors reminiscent
of blueberry pie and compote. With velvet tannins, brooding depth and concentration, the long weighted finish lingers with great finesse and persistence.

Domaine Serene Yamhill Cuvée 2015

$71.50

Yamhill Cuvée is named for the county where all of the Domaine Serene Estates are located. This signature blend includes grapes from the Dundee Hills, Eola-Amity Hills, and Yamhill-Carlton AVA’s. It is consistent and approachable, with a textural profile that is vibrant, silky and persistent.

92 Points Wine Enthusiast 

Drouhin Oregon Roserock Eola-Amity Hills Chardonnay 2016

$34.40

This Roserock Chardonnay is vibrant and round, with broad floral notes and energetic touches of noisette, peach and pear. The palate’s enveloping texture is balanced by clear structure and a sense of minerality. It is an elegant and complex wine, with a long finish, and I expect this vintage to evolve nicely over the next few years.

Drouhin Oregon Roserock Zéphirine Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity Hills AVA 2015

$55.90

James Suckling 98 Points A Top 100 Wine of 2017! Incredible aromas of chamomile, hibiscus, fruit tea, lavender, dried strawberries, cherries, lemons and light white chocolate. Medium-bodied but with crazily formed tannins that are like velvety strings and are surrounded by vivacious acidity. A phenomenal, awe-inspiring finish. An indisputably unique wine. Drink from 2020. Also: Wine Advocate – 93 Pts, Wine Enthusiast – 93 Pts, Vinous – 93 Pts.

L’Ecole N° 41 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

$45.40
For over 30 years, L’Ecole has built long term partnerships with the oldest and most proven vineyards, providing access to some of the best fruit in the Columbia Valley.  With average vine age of more than 20 years, this wine shows a classic Cabernet Sauvignon profile of firm structure, integrated tannins, and dark expressive fruit.

Tasting Notes

With its classic varietal Cabernet profile, this focused and integrated wine shows layers of dark fruit, espresso, violet and herbal notes. Layers of plum, blackberry and cassis mingle with dusty, fine tannins through a balanced finish.

L’Ecole N° 41 Columbia Valley Merlot 2014

$35.40

L’Ecole N° 41 is recognized as one of Washington State’s top producers of premium Merlot and this wine delivers with great structure, color, and balanced acidity.

Tasting Notes

Layered with enticing aromas of black cherry, violet, and plum, this full bodied Merlot shows balanced layers of red fruit and cocoa on a seamless finish of fine-grained tannin.

L’Ecole N° 41 Columbia Valley Syrah

$49.30

The growing region in Washington State is ideally suited to maximize the full expression of Syrah. Spicy, rich and complex, with soft tannins and bright acidity, our Columbia Valley Syrah is the perfect food pairing wine.

Tasting Notes

Dark, robust and spicy this harmonious Syrah shows rich flavors of black current, blueberry and licorice through a savory finish.

L’Ecole N° 41 Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

$52.60

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This wine is a blend of six prestigious vineyard sites representing four unique soil types in the Walla Walla Valley. Its old world structure, dense dark fruit flavors and elegant tannins exemplify the best of Walla Walla.

Tasting Notes

With an elegant, old world structure, this sophisticated Cabernet shows savory aromas of dark fruit, rose petal, and cocoa. A robust core of blueberry and plum with notes of currant and cedary tobacco are framed with polished tannins on a rich, harmonious finish.

L’Ecole N° 41Luminesce Seven Hills Vineyard 2013

$34.80

Luminesce, our white Bordeaux blend, is anchored with Semillon at its core, providing lush tropical fruit and honeysuckle. The introduction of Sauvignon Blanc broadens the flavor and texture, elevating the crisp, floral, and mineral side of the wine.

Tasting Notes

Rich and harmonious our estate Luminesce offers aromas and flavors of citrus honey, white peach and lemon tart which builds nicely to a lingering, slightly waxy finish of citrus-mineral-spice notes.

Marietta Cellars ” Román” 2016 Zinfandel

$31.00

The 2016 Román is a gorgeous, Zinfandel-based red. Bright, plump and exuberant, the 2016 offers striking depth as well as freshness. This is an incredibly delicious, inviting wine. Even better, it is a tremendous value. Petite Syrah and Barbera round out the blend. Succulent red berry, spice, leather and floral notes add to the wine’s silky personality.

90 points

—Antonio Galloni, Vinous, March 2017

90% Zinfandel 6% Petit Sirah 4% Barbera

Marietta Cellars “Arme” 2015

$33.00

Armé is another knock-out wine from Scot Bilbro. Readers looking for a value-priced California Cabernet will flip out over this wine. This is a very serious wine for the money.

92 points

—Antonio Galloni, Vinous, March 2017

Marietta Cellars “Christo” 2014

$31.00

The 2014 Christo, Marietta’s Rhône blend, is bold, racy and juicy, all qualities that make it hard to resist. The Christo is the most exuberant and flamboyant of these reds. The blend is mostly Syrah, with some Petite Sirah, Grenache and Viognier. Sage, tobacco, menthol and licorice wrap around the juicy, exuberant finish.

90 points

—Antonio Galloni, Vinous, March 2017

60% Syrah 22% Petit Sirah 14% Grenache 4% Viognier

Marietta OVR Old Vines Zinfandel Lot 67

$23.80

Marietta’s flagship NV Old Vine Red Lot Number 67 is a gorgeous wine to drink now and over the next few years, while the plummy red fruit and floral notes retain their freshness. Bright red cherry, plum, rose petal, mint and sweet pipe tobacco give this fresh, vinous red much of its inviting personality.

87 points

—Antonio Galloni, Vinous, March 2017

Sokol Blosser Estate Pionot Noir Dundee Hills 2015

$42.00

This wine was aged in 100% French oak barrels for 17 months with minimal SO2 levels. 37% of the blend consists of wine aged new oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Our 2015 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir exhibits aromas of black tea and ripe raspberries, followed by bright flavors of rainier cherries, with a subtle white pepper on the finish.