Category Archives: Washington

Tenet The Pundit Syrah 2013

$23.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 49764   This shows nice tension between the ripe, dark flavors and crisp, lively structure, featuring a sleek core of plum and smoky tea flavors that carry easily into the long and deftly balanced … Continue reading

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Tamarack Cellars Merlot 2010

 $24.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 38575 Taut and compelling, packed with focused, licorice-scented blackberry and wet earth flavors. A fine layer of tannins drapes like a veil over the long finish. Best from 2015 through 2020. 900 cases made. … Continue reading

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Southard Lawrence Vineyard Syrah 2009

$23.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 46308 Dark and bloody, this masterfully mixes layer upon layer of detail. Red meat, black olive, cassis and earth roll across the tongue, while hints of flower and chocolate linger in the nose. Complex, … Continue reading

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Milbrandt Vineyards Grenache Clifton Vineyards Wahluke Slope 2010

$15.99 Washington Chairman’s Selection PLCB Code# 33419 Ripe and soft, with a spicy edge of pepper and clove to the red berry flavors, billowing pleasantly as the finish lingers. Drink now through 2017. 90 Points Wine Spectator, Dec 2013 A … Continue reading

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Charles & Charles Cabernet Syrah 2013

$10.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 39473 68% Cabernet Sauvignon and 32% Syrah.  Nice dark berry aromas with mild smoke.  Flavors of ripe blackberry and plum fruit with a little bit of earthiness lead to a little harshness and  green-ness … Continue reading

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Columbia Crest H3 Merlot 2011

$11.99 (On Sale) Washington PLCB Code# 6592 Fresh and expressive, this open-textured red glows with dark berry and subtle spice notes, lingering on the finish. Drink now through 2017.–HS 89 Points Wine Spectator Jul 31, 2014 Ripe black cherry and … Continue reading

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Tamarack Cellars Merlot 2009

$24.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 46675 Focused, generous and complex, wrapping nubby tannins around a pointed core of blueberry, currant, floral and spice flavors that linger effortlessly. Features a welcome transparency. Best from 2015 through 2019. –HS 91 Points … Continue reading

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Columbia Crest H3 Cabernet 2011

$15.99 Columbia Valley. Washington PLCB Code# 6127 Columbia Crest’s H3 Cabernet Sauvignon is a perennial value and very, very tough to beat at this price. The 2011 bottling is comprised of 92% Cabernet Sauvignon with 5% Cabernet Franc and 2% … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Girl Riesling 2012

$13.99 Washington State PLCB Code# 46571 Kicking off the whites and talking about value, the 2012 Riesling Kung Fu Girl has to be one of the best values in white wine coming out of Washington State; when you see the … Continue reading

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L’ecole no 41 Columbia Valley Chenin Blanc 2012

$13.99 Columbia Valley, Washington PLCB Code# 46695 Soft and expressive, with pretty melon and honey flavors set on a dry frame, persisting on the finish. Drink now through 2014. 89 points Wine Spectator, Oct 2013 Starting off the bottled whites, … Continue reading

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