Let’s give three cheers for Corey and Cru selections. Any time he is in the house we have Amazing wines and good times. Come on an adventure through Washington!!! We will tour through the Columbia Valley, heavy on the Yakima side! Get your palate ready and your wine arm strong. We will see you Wednesday, March 6th @ Humble Vine 4pm!
J Scott Albariño, Columbia Valley, $196th
Lemon, lemon, lemon.... delicious and crisp. This Spanish grape grown in Washington makes a wonderfully refreshing wine! Winner of 2018 Gold Grand Award of Excellence from "Seattle Wine Awards”. December 2018 awarded Double Platinum from Northwest Wine Press!
Airfield, White lighting Rhône Blanc, Yakima, $19
Wine growers in the Yakima Valley for 4 generations, this wine is a blend of 75% Roussanne and 25% Marsanne. Aged in French Oak (20% new). This Rhone style white blend imparts enticing aromas of honeysuckle and floral notes. Layers of pear, honey, and toasted almond unite into a round, creamy palate with a soft, lingering finish.
William Church, Bishops Blend, Columbia Valley, $22
This blend holds 47% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Syrah, 12% Merlot, 12% Petit Verdot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Malbec. Aromas convey barrel spice, dried flower, herb, blue fruit, anise and cherry. The palate shows an elegant mix of dark-fruit flavors, with a touch of grittiness from the tannins.
Paplow GSM blend Yakima $32
This inaugural release from Ben Paplow, assistant winemaker at Gorman Winery, is a blend of 67% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 9% Cinsault and 4% Viognier—all co-fermented and aged in neutral oak. Its blackberry jam, white pepper, flower and orange rind aromas are followed by smooth, polished fruit and meat flavors. It displays a lot of purity and finesse.
JB Neufeld, Yakima Cab $38
The 2014 Yakima Valley Cabernet Sauvignon offers lots of mulled black fruits, plum, incense and damp underbrush characteristics in a medium to full bodied, round, pleasure bent style.