Reustle wins 6 gold medals at SavorNW Wine Awards

By on April 3, 2018

Stephen Reustle is the owner/winemaker of Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards in Roseburg, Ore. (Photo by Eric Degerman/Great Northwest Wine)

CANNON BEACH, Ore. — Stephen Reustle, who opened the 2018 competition calendar in Sonoma with seven gold medals at largest judging in the country, added to his season total with six gold medals to lead last month’s celebration of SavorNW Wine Awards on the Oregon Coast.

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards in Roseburg used its 2016 Estate Smaragd Grüner Veltliner to top that category while earning a double gold the 2016 Syrah. Gold medals also went to the Umpqua Valley producer’s 2015 Syrah, 2015 Winemaker’s Reserve Syrah and 2015 Winemaker’s Reserve Pinot Noir.

Sinclair Estate Vineyard in Walla Walla, Wash., Comforts of Whidbey in Langley, Wash., and Larch Hills Winery in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, each received four gold medals in the judging of entries from throughout the Pacific Northwest.

It was a particularly crowded medal stand for Pinot Noir at the Cannon Beach judging, which received a combined 685 entries from Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Idaho. Leading the way was the Walnut City Wineworks 2016 Pinot Noir, followed by Freja Cellars with a double gold for its 2013 Winemakers Reserve Pinot Noir and a gold medal for its 2015 Estate Pinot Noir. Lumos Wine Co., also produced gold medals for its 2015 Five Blocks Pinot Noir and 2015 Temperance Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir.

Gary Hayes, executive director of the SavorNW Wine Awards, pointed out that the acclaimed 2015 vintage was responsible for half of the record 22 gold medals awarded to Pinot Noir out the field of 74 judged.

“The number of Pinot Noirs that collected gold medals was surprisingly high,” Hayes stated in a news release. “Typically, gold medals are awarded to only the top 10-15 percent of the wines entered, but the success of the 2015 vintage of Oregon Pinot Noir could be attributed to an exceptional growing season that year. The harvest was the earliest on record for many wineries in the Willamette Valley and a cool September allowed winemaker’s to harvest at what they considered to be optimum ripeness.

“Wine Spectator’s Harvey Steiman wrote in October of 2015 that the vintage could be the state’s most extraordinary, and the SavorNW results could be further evidence of that,” Hayes added.

The four gold medals won by Sinclair Estate Vineyard all came in red categories — 2014 Merlot, 2014 Pentatonic, 2014 Syrah and 2014 Vixen. Comforts of Whidbey in the Puget Sound shined with its work for cool-climate whites — 2016 Madeleine Sylvaner, 2016 Sparkling High Tide White, 2016 Sparkling Siegerrebe 2017 Late Harvest Semillon.

Larch Hills, the northernmost winery in British Columbia when it was established in 1997, shined with its 2015 Siegerrebe, 2015 Ortega, 2016 Lemberger and 2016 Tamarack Rosé.

Top wines from the judging were showcased during the annual Savor Cannon Beach, a consumer-focused weekend of exploration and tasting.

2018 SavorNW Wine Awards results

Oregon wine

The northern Oregon coast is the home of the annual Savor Cannon Beach wine festival. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine)

Best Pinot Noir
Walnut City Wine Works 2016 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $22

Best Chardonnay
Northwest Cellars 2016 Chardonnay, Yakima Valley, $16

Best Cabernet Sauvignon
Longship Cellars 2015 Wise Man Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills, $38

Best Riesling
LaVelle Vineyards 2016 Barrel Fermented Riesling, Willamette Valley, $22

Best sparkling wine
Domaine Ste. Michelle NV Brut Rosé, Columbia Valley, $13

Best rosé
Milbrandt Vineyards 2017 Rosé, Columbia Valley, $13

Best sweet wine
Artem Wine Company 2016 Late Harvest Riesling, Willamette Valley, $16

Best of Class
2Hawk Vineyard & Winery 2016 Grenache, Rogue Valley, $32
Adamant Cellars 2017 Albariño, Walla Walla Valley, $25
Cathedral Ridge Winery 2016 Necessity White, Columbia Gorge, $28
Cedergreen Cellars 2015 Gamay Noir, Columbia Valley, $25
Chaberton Estate Winery 2017 Gewürztraminer, Similkameen Valley, $17
Drink Washington State 2015 Carmenere, Wahluke Slope, $26
Finn Hill Winery 2014 Corfu Crossing Vineyard L’abime Syrah, Columbia Valley, $30
Finn Hill Winery 2014 Le Rouge Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $25
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2016 Plumiscuous Plum Mistelle, Similkameen Valley, $22
Horan Estates Winery 2015 Musicians Malbec, Columbia Valley, $26
Kitzke Cellars 2014 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $35
Larch Hills Winery 2015 Siegerrebe, Okanagan Valley, $14
Red Lily Vineyards 2014 Life of Riley, Applegate Valley, $28
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2016 Grüner Veltliner Smaragd, Umpqua Valley, $32
River Stone Estate Winery 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $19
Sigillo Cellars 2015 Petit Verdot, Wahluke Slope, $38
Silvan Ridge Winery 2016 Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $16
Singletree Winery 2015 Harness, Okanagan Valley, $30
StoneRiver Vineyards 2015 Amethyst, Rogue Valley, $28
Terra Vina Wines 2015 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $40
The Woodhouse Wine Estates 2014 Darighe Proprietor’s Blend, Columbia Valley, $65
TruthTeller 2016 Frolic, Yakima Valley, $20
Weaver Family Winery 2015 Windy Canyon Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $28

Double gold medal
2Hawk Vineyard & Winery 2016 Viognier, Rogue Valley, $26
ALIA Wines 2014 Malbec-Arianses Vineyard, Wahluke Slope, $27
Artem Wine Company 2015 Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity Hills, $29
Bainbridge Vineyards 2016 Late Harvest Siegerrebe, Puget Sound, $32
Blooms Winery on Whidbey 2015 Petit Verdot, Columbia Valley, $45
Carlton Cellars 2014 Estate Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton District, $35
Fletcher Bay Winery 2015 Walla Walla Valley, $39
Freja Cellars 2013 Winemakers Reserve Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $45
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2014 Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain, $25
LaVelle Vineyards 2016 Lunar Eclipse Early Muscat, Willamette Valley, $25
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2017 Riesling, Washington, $15
MonteScarlatto Estate Winery NV Estate Miscelare, Red Mountain, $28
Mustard Seed Cellars 2013 Moving Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $45
Pike Road Wines 2015 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $20
Pudding River Wine Cellars 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $42
Pudding River Wine Cellars 2016 Stainless Steel Fermented Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $23
Puffin Wines 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Oregon, $21
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2016 Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $32
Rider Cellars 2016 Pinot Blanc, Yakima Valley, $18
Ryan Patrick Wines 2015 Rock Island Red, Columbia Valley, $20
Stave & Stone Winery 2017 Dorothy Rosé, Columbia Gorge, $25
The Four Graces 2016 Willamette Valley Pinot Blanc, Willamette Valley, $24
Welcome Road Winery 2014 Lionne, Yakima Valley, $28

Gold medal
14 Hands Winery 2016 Run Wild Red Blend, Columbia Valley, $12
2Hawk Vineyard & Winery 2016 Pinot Noir Darow Series, Rogue Valley, $42
50th Parallel Estate 2016 Estate Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $16
51Weeks Winemaking 2015 Voetjes Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $32
Abacela 2015 Malbec, Umpqua Valley, $28
Acrobat 2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir, Oregon, $15
Agate Ridge Vineyard 2015 Petite Sirah, Rogue Valley, $35
Angel Vine 2016 Cluster Fus Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $28
Basalt Cellars 2015 GSM, Columbia Valley, $36
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate 2014 Reserve Chardonnay, Chehalem Mountains, $48
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $48
Bluebird Hill Cellars 2016 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $28
Catman Cellars 2015 Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $32
Chaberton Estate Winery 2016 Reserve Bacchus, Fraser Valley, $16
Claar Cellars 2014 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $22
Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2015 Verhey Vineyard Malbec, Washington, $38
Cliff Creek Cellars 2013 Super Tuscan, Southern Oregon, $30
Comforts of Whidbey Winery 2016 Madeleine Sylvaner, Puget Sound, $20
Comforts of Whidbey Winery 2016 Sparkling High Tide White, Puget Sound, $30
Comforts of Whidbey Winery 2016 Sparkling Siegerrebe, Puget Sound, $30
Comforts of Whidbey Winery 2017 Late Harvest Sèmillon, Columbia Valley, $25
Convergence Zone Cellars 2014 Storm Front, Columbia Valley, $28
Convergence Zone Cellars 2015 Drizzle, Red Mountain, $15
D’Anu Wines 2013 Winemakers Cuvee, Willamette Valley, $35
DaMa Wines 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $55
Elevation Cellars 2012 Monolith, Red Mountain, $38
Elevation Cellars 2016 Imperium, Columbia Valley, $18
Eternal Wines 2015 Rocket Man Red, Columbia Valley, $35
Ferraro Cellar 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon – Phinny Hill Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills, $36
Finn Hill Winery 2016 Corfu Crossing Vineyard The Gnome Riesling, Columbia Valley, $20
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Earth Series Cabernet Sauvignon, Similkameen Valley, $26
Freja Cellars 2014 Estate Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains
Furioso Vineyards 2015 L’Altra Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $45
Grizzly Peak Winery 2016 Viognier, Rogue Valley, $22
Harbinger Winery 2013 Syrah, Washington, $32
King Estate Winery 2015 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $30
Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay, Dundee Hills, $45
Kriselle Cellars 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Rogue Valley, $23
Lagana Cellars 2016 Cockburn Ranch Chardonnay, Walla Walla Valley, $25
Larch Hills Winery 2015 Ortega, Okanagan Valley, $13
Larch Hills Winery 2016 Lemberger, Okanagan Valley, $15
Larch Hills Winery 2016 Tamarack Rose, Okanagan Valley, $13
Latah Creek Wine Cellars 2015 Carmenere, Wahluke Slope, $13
Ledger David Cellars 2015 Cabernet Franc, Rogue Valley, $29
Longship Cellars 2015 Star Ship Red Blend, Columbia Valley, $28
Lopez Island Vineyards 2015 Malbec, Yakima Valley, $26
Lumos Wine Co. 2015 Five Blocks Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $25
Lumos Wine Co. 2015 Temperance Hill Vineyard Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity Hills, $45
Marshall Davis 2015 Seven Hills Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $36
Monte Ferro 2015 Oregon Pinot Noir, Oregon, $25
MonteScarlatto Estate Winery 2014 Estate Malbec, Red Mountain, $39
Mt. Lehman Winery 2016 Entourage, Fraser Valley, $15
Mt. Lehman Winery 2016 Pinot Noir Platinum Reserve, Fraser Valley, $25
Nine Hats Wines 2017 Julia’s Dazzle Rosé, Columbia Valley, $20
Northwest Cellars 2013 Merlot, Horse Heaven Hills, $32
Oliver Twist Estate Winery 2013 Bordeaux Blend, Okanagan Valley, $33
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2016 Bacchus, British Columbia, $18
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2015 Pinot Noir Winemaker’s Reserve, Umpqua Valley, $42
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2015 Winemaker’s Reserve Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $42
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2015 Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $32
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2016 Grüner Veltliner, Umpqua Valley, $24
River Stone Estate Winery 2014 Corner Stone, Okanagan Valley, $34
River Stone Estate Winery 2015 Stones Throw, Okanagan Valley, $26
Rocky Pond Winery 2016 La Domestique, Columbia Valley, $39
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Applegate Valley, $40
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2016 Albariño, Applegate Valley, $24
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2016 Touriga Nacionale, Applegate Valley, $30
Season Cellars 2016 Viognier, Southern Oregon, $22
Sigillo Cellars 2015 Cabernet Franc, Red Mountain, $32
Silvan Ridge Winery 2016 Early Muscat Semi-Sparkling, Willamette Valley, $16
Silvara Vineyards 2015 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $28
Sinclair Estate Vineyards 2014 Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $37
Sinclair Estate Vineyards 2014 Pentatonic Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $43
Sinclair Estate Vineyards 2014 Syrah, Wahluke Slope, $37
Sinclair Estate Vineyards 2014 Vixen Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $43
Stave & Stone Winery 2016 Dukes Valley Block Pinot Noir, Columbia Gorge, $38
Tertulia Cellars 2014 Phinny Hill Vineyard Carmenere, Horse Heaven Hills
The Four Graces 2015 Dundee Hills Reserve Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $45
TruthTeller 2015 Satire, Yakima Valley, $25
Weisinger Family Winery 2015 Viognier, Rogue Valley, $25
Westport Winery 2016 Captain Gray, Yakima Valley, $26
Westport Winery NV Peaches On the Beaches, Yakima Valley, $27
Z’IVO 2014 Whole Cluster Pinot Noir, Eola-Amity Hills, $45

Silver medal
14 Hands Winery 2014 The Reserve Red Blend, Horse Heaven Hills, $30
14 Hands Winery 2017 Rose, Washington, $15
2Hawk Vineyard & Winery 2016 Chardonnay, Rogue Valley, $26
51Weeks Winemaking 2015 Petit Verdot ‘Fourgon’, Columbia Valley, $33
51Weeks Winemaking 2015 Petit Verdot ‘Fourgon’, Columbia Valley, $33
Abacela 2014 Dolcetto, Umpqua Valley, $24
Abacela 2015 Tannat, Umpqua Valley, $30
Abacela 2015 Fiesta Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $23
Abacela 2016 Albarino, Umpqua Valley, $18
Adamant Cellars 2014 Nalin, Walla Walla Valley, $32
Adamant Cellars 2014 Winemaker’s Select Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $42
Agate Ridge Vineyard 2015 Ridge Rock Red, Rogue Valley, $30
Anam Cara Cellars 2013 Nicholas Estate Riesling, Chehalem Mountains, $22
Angel Vine 2016 Grenache, Columbia Valley, $28
Artem Wine Company 2016 Gewürztraminer, Yakima Valley, $16
Bainbridge Vineyards 2016 Siegerrebe, Puget Sound, $22
Bainbridge Vineyards NV Raspberry Dessert Wine, Puget Sound, $21
Barons Winery 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Wahluke Slope, $18
Basalt Cellars 2014 Rim Rock Red, Columbia Valley, $22
Basalt Cellars 2014 Wine Maker Barrel Select merlot, Columbia Valley, $36
Basalt Cellars 2015 Grenache, Columbia Valley, $24
Basalt Cellars 2016 Chardonnay, Walla Walla Valley, $28
Belle Fiore Winery 2014 Syrah, Rogue Valley, $32
Bellissimo Vineyard & Wine NV Il Lungo Bacio Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope, $32
Bellissimo Vineyard & Wine NV Il Lungo Bacio Merlot, Wahluke Slope, $29
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate 2013 Sheila Reserve Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $85
Blakeslee Vineyard Estate 2016 Reserve White Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $55
Blooms Winery on Whidbey 2014 Malbec, Columbia Valley
Blooms Winery on Whidbey 2015 Merlot, Rattlesnake Hills, $25
Bluebird Hill Cellars 2015 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $32
Bluebird Hill Cellars 2016 Walnut Ridge Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $22
Bradley Vineyards 2015 Reserve Pinot Noir, Elkton Oregon, $32
Bradley Vineyards 2016 Riesling, Elkton Oregon, $16
Brandborg Vineyards 2014 Love Puppets Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $32
Brian Carter Cellars 2013 Byzance, Columbia Valley, $38
Brian Carter Cellars 2013 Le Coursier, Columbia Valley, $40
Brian Carter Cellars 2013 Tuttorosso, Yakima Valley, $34
Brian Carter Cellars 2014 Corrida, Columbia Valley, $34
Brian Carter Cellars 2014 Opulento, Yakima Valley, $22
Carlton Cellars 2016 Auxerrois, Yamhill-Carlton District, $18
Carlton Cellars 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Yamhill-Carlton District, $18
Carlton Cellars 2016 Seven Devils Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $25
Carlton Cellars 2017 Pinot Blanc, Yamhill-Carlton District, $18
Cathedral Ridge Winery 2015 Cabernet Merlot, Columbia Valley, $28
Catman Cellars 2015 Barbera, Columbia Valley, $32
Catman Cellars 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $32
Catman Cellars 2015 Zinfandel, Columbia Valley, $36
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, $30
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, $23
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Merlot, British Columbia, $23
Chaberton Estate Winery 2014 Reserve Syrah, Okanagan Valley, $29
Chaberton Estate Winery 2017 Madeleine Sylvaner, Fraser Valley, $16
Chaberton Estate Winery 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Similkameen Valley, $17
Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2014 Selway, Washington, $45
Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2015 Carmenere, Horse Heaven Hills, $32
Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2015 Coco’s Reserve Malbec, Rattlesnake Hills, $28
Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2015 Estate Syrah, Lewis-Clark Valley, $28
Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2015 Louis Delsol Cabernet Sauvignon, Lewis-Clark Valley, $32
Clearwater Canyon Cellars 2015 Merlot, Lewis-Clark Valley, $25
Cliff Creek Cellars 2013 Syrah, Southern Oregon, $30
Cliff Creek Cellars 2016 MRV, Rogue Valley, $22
Cliff Creek Cellars 2016 Red Red Wine, Rogue Valley, $16
Collar Family Vineyards 2015 Rogue Valley Syrah, Rogue Valley, $26
Collar Family Vineyards 2015 Rogue Valley Tempranillo, Rogue Valley, $26
Columbia Crest 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $45
Columbia Crest 2014 Reserve Walter Clore Red Blend, Columbia Valley, $35
Columbia Crest 2015 H3 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $15
Comforts of Whidbey Winery 2015 Siegerrebe, Puget Sound, $20
Cooper Ridge Vineyard 2014 Merlot, Umpqua Valley, $34
Cooper Ridge Vineyard 2015 Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $34
Cooper Ridge Vineyard 2015 Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $36
Cooper Ridge Vineyard 2016 Gruner Veltliner, Umpqua Valley, $24
Covert Farms Family Estate 2015 Grand Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, $59
Covert Farms Family Estate 2015 Grand Reserve Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, $39
Covert Farms Family Estate 2015 Grand Reserve Zinfandel, Okanagan Valley, $49
D’Anu Wines 2014 Sangiovese, Walla Walla Valley, $24
D’Anu Wines 2015 Tempranillo, Willamette Valley, $22
DaMa Wines 2014 Collage, Walla Walla Valley, $50
DiStefano Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $39
DiStefano Winery 2013 Carmenere, Columbia Valley, $39
DiStefano Winery 2013 Meritage, Columbia Valley, $38
DiStefano Winery NV Poppi Bittersweet Vermouth, Columbia Valley, $22
Domaine Ste. Michelle NV Brut, Columbia Valley, $13
Double Canyon 2014 Double Canyon Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills, $65
Double Canyon 2015 Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills, $25
Drink Washington State 2015 Escape to Walla Walla Red Blend, Walla Walla Valley, $26
Elevation Cellars 2012 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $45
Eleven Winery 2016 Ratio: Blanco, Washington, $12
Eleven Winery 2016 Viognier, Yakima Valley, $20
Enrico Winery 2016 Celebration, British Columbia, $24
Enrico Winery 2016 Tempest, British Columbia, $20
Eternal Wines 2015 Eternal Darkness, Walla Walla Valley, $60
Eternal Wines 2015 Eternal Gratitude, Columbia Valley, $50
Eternal Wines 2016 Eternal Perspective, Columbia Valley, $30
Eternal Wines 2016 Eternal Sunshine, Walla Walla Valley, $35
Ferraro Cellar 2015 Barbera – Gunkel Vineyards, Columbia Valley, $32
Finn Hill Winery 2012 “Bien Fait” Merlot – Gamache Vineyard, Columbia Valley, $30
Fly Rod Cellars 2015 Cabernet Franc, Yakima Valley, $28
Foon Estate Vineyard 2015 Albarino, Umpqua Valley, $24
Foon Estate Vineyard 2015 Viognier, Umpqua Valley, $24
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2013 Earth Series Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $30
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Dead End No Return, Similkameen Valley, $26
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2016 Earth Series Sauvignon Blanc, Similkameen Valley, $22
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2016 Flaunt Sparkling Plum, Similkameen Valley, $22
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2016 Flirt Sparkling Peach, Similkameen Valley, $22
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2016 Pearsuasion, Similkameen Valley, $20
Forgotten Hill Wine Co. 2016 Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, $19
Freja Cellars 2013 Estate Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $25
Furioso Vineyards 2015 La Linea Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $48
Girardet 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Umpqua Valley, $38
Girardet 2015 Chardonnay, Umpqua Valley, $20
Girardet 2015 Sangiovese – Bush Vine, Umpqua Valley, $34
Girardet 2016 Riesling, Umpqua Valley, $20
Grizzly Peak Winery 2014 Cabernet Franc, Rogue Valley, $25
Harbinger Winery 2011 Rapture, Columbia Valley, $30
Harbinger Winery 2013 Bolero, Rattlesnake Hills, $28
Harbinger Winery 2016 Albarino, Rattlesnake Hills, $20
Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2016 Pinot Noir, Lake Chelan, $40
Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2016 Tempranillo, Lake Chelan, $40
Hinman Vineyards 2014 Pinot Gris, Oregon, $12
Hinman Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir, Oregon, $15
Horan Estates Winery 2015 Bottoms Up Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $22
House of Rose Winery 2016 A Senior Moment, Okanagan Valley, $21
House of Rose Winery 2017 Cool Splash, Okanagan Valley, $18
House of Rose Winery 2017 Grapes With Benefits, Okanagan Valley, $18
Hyatt Vineyards 2015 Roza Ridge Malbec, Rattlesnake Hills, $20
Hyatt Vineyards 2015 Roza Ridge Petit Verdot, Rattlesnake Hills, $20
Intersection Estate Winery 2015 Milepost Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $20
Intrinsic Wine Co. 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $22
Intrinsic Wine Co. 2016 Red Blend, Columbia Valley, $22
Jaxon Vineyards 2015 Grenache, Rogue Valley, $30
Jaxon Vineyards 2015 Tempranillo, Rogue Valley, $32
Kana Winery 2011 Workingman’s Red, Columbia Valley, $15
King Estate Winery 2015 Acrobat Pinot Noir, Oregon, $20
King Estate Winery 2016 Acrobat Pinot Gris, Oregon, $14
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2013 Estate Red Mountain Old Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain, $75
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2014 Columbia Valley Estates Cuvee, Columbia Valley, $15
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2014 Estate Red Mountain Old Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain, $75
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2014 Estate Red Mountain Sangiovese, Red Mountain, $25
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2015 Estate Red Mountain Merlot, Red Mountain, $25
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2016 Estate Red Mountain Gewürztraminer, Red Mountain, $17
Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2016 Estate Red Mountain Riesling, Red Mountain, $17
Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Estate Reserve Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $70
Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $55
Koi Pond Cellars 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $45
Koi Pond Cellars 2015 Samurai Red, Columbia Valley, $18
Koi Pond Cellars NV Geisha Red, Wahluke Slope, $20
Kolibri Vineyard 2014 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $20
Kolibri Vineyard 2014 Petit Verdot, Columbia Valley, $20
Kramer Vineyards 2014 Cardiac Hill Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton District, $48
Kramer Vineyards 2015 Brut, Yamhill-Carlton District, $36
Lagana Cellars 2015 Nox Perpetua Seven Hills Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Walla Walla Valley, $35
Larch Hills Winery 2016 Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $14
Latah Creek Wine Cellars 2015 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $16
Latah Creek Wine Cellars 2016 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $14
LaVelle Vineyards 2013 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $32
LaVelle Vineyards 2013 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $30
LaVelle Vineyards 2014 Autumn Nectar, Willamette Valley, $11
LaVelle Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir – Ava’s Gaze, Willamette Valley, $35
LaVelle Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir – Pommard Clone, Willamette Valley, $28
LaVelle Vineyards 2015 Pinot Noir – Four Brothers, Willamette Valley, $38
LaVelle Vineyards 2016 Northwest Duet, Willamette Valley, $25
Ledger David Cellars 2015 Malbec, Rogue Valley, $34
Ledger David Cellars 2015 Syrah, Rogue Valley, $25
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2015 Valley Red, Washington, $15
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2016 Chardonnay, Washington, $18
Locati Cellars 2013 Innovation, Walla Walla Valley, $22
Longship Cellars 2015 Ginger Man Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $32
Longship Cellars 2015 Quinn Red Blend, Columbia Valley, $34
Longship Cellars 2015 Star Ship Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $28
Lujon Wine Cellars NV Red Blend, Columbia Valley, $15
Lumos Wine Co. 2015 Wren Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $35
Lumos Wine Co. 2016 Rudolfo Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $19
Maryhill Winery 2014 Proprietor’s Reserve Grenache, Columbia Valley, $36
Maryhill Winery 2016 Proprietor’s Reserve Albarino, Columbia Valley, $20
Melrose Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $22
Mercer Estates Winery 2015 Sharp Sisters Red Blend, Horse Heaven Hills, $25
Mercer Estates Winery 2016 Riesling – Small Lot, Yakima Valley, $20
Mt. Lehman Winery 2014 Merlot Reserve, Fraser Valley
Mt. Lehman Winery 2016 Barrel Fermented Chardonnay, Fraser Valley, $15
Mt. Lehman Winery 2016 Suzee Quattro, Fraser Valley, $20
Mt. Lehman Winery 2016 Viognier, Okanagan Valley, $15
Mustard Seed Cellars 2014 Malbec, Walla Walla Valley, $38
Naches Heights Vineyard & Winery 2013 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $25
Naches Heights Vineyard & Winery 2014 Syrah, Washington, $20
Naches Heights Vineyard & Winery 2017 Pinot Gris, Washington, $15
Nine Hats Wines 2016 Pinot Gris, Horse Heaven Hills, $14
Nine Hats Wines 2016 Red, Columbia Valley, $20
Northwest Cellars 2013 Cadenza, Columbia Valley, $36
Northwest Cellars 2013 Petite Sirah, Red Mountain, $44
Oak Knoll Winery 2015 Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $14
Oak Knoll Winery 2016 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $20
Oak Knoll Winery 2016 Riesling, Willamette Valley, $12
Oak Knoll Winery 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Yakima Valley, $18
Oliver Twist Estate Winery 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon – Proprietor’s Reserve, Okanagan Valley, $44
Oliver Twist Estate Winery 2016 Kerne, Okanagan Valley, $20
Oliver Twist Estate Winery 2016 Late Harvest Kerner, Okanagan Valley, $22
Perennial Vintners 2016 Lemberger, Red Mountain, $23
Pike Road Wines 2015 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $20
Pike Road Wines 2016 Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $16
Potter Wines 2012 The Ambassador, Horse Heaven Hills, $28
Pudding River Wine Cellars 2014 Estate Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $25
Puffin Wines 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $34
Puffin Wines 2014 Pinot Noir, Oregon, $31
Puffin Wines 2015 Malbec, Walla Walla Valley, $31
Puffin Wines 2017 Pinot Gris, Oregon, $21
Puffin Wines 2017 Rose of Pinot Noir, Oregon, $20
Puffin Wines NV Red Blend, Columbia Valley, $25
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2015 Hawk’s Haven, British Columbia, $21
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2016 Siegerrebe, British Columbia, $19
Red Lily Vineyards 2013 Red Lily, Rogue Valley, $35
Red Lily Vineyards 2014 Red Blanket, Rogue Valley, $22
Redgate Vineyard 2015 Char Noir White Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $28
Redgate Vineyard 2016 Chardonnay, Willamette Valley, $18
Redgate Vineyard 2016 Estate Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $30
Redgate Vineyard 2016 Tempranillo, Eola-Amity Hills, $30
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2016 Syrah Winemaker’s Reserve, Umpqua Valley, $42
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2015 Tempranillo, Applegate Valley, $42
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2016 Pink, Applegate Valley, $42
Season Cellars 2014 Grenache, Southern Oregon, $38
Seven Bridges Winery 2014 Malbec Reserve, Columbia Valley, $32
Seven Falls Cellars 2015 Rapids Red Blend, Wahluke Slope, $18
Seven Falls Cellars 2017 Chardonnay, Wahluke Slope, $18
Sigillo Cellars 2015 Confluence, Columbia Valley, $28
Sigillo Cellars 2016 Viognier, Columbia Valley, $20
Silvan Ridge Winery 2015 Malbec, Rogue Valley, $26
Silvan Ridge Winery 2015 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $28
Silvara Vineyards 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $32
Sinclair Estate Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $43
Singletree Winery 2015 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, $21
Singletree Winery 2016 Siggy, Fraser Valley, $19
Singletree Winery 2016 Wild Siggy, Fraser Valley, $21
Skylite Cellars 2014 Cabernet Franc, Walla Walla Valley, $45
Sokol Blosser 2015 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $38
Spoiled Dog Winery 2015 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $24
Stave & Stone Winery 2015 Quiver, Oregon, $48
Stave & Stone Winery 2016 Chardonnay, Columbia Gorge, $28
Stave & Stone Winery 2016 Pinot Gris, Columbia Gorge, $24
Stave & Stone Winery 2016 Pinot Noir – Apple House Block, Columbia Gorge, $38
Stemilt Creek Winery 2015 Ascent Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $48
Stemilt Creek Winery 2015 Ascent Syrah, Columbia Valley, $45
Stone Griffon Vineyard 2015 Tropasti Tempranillo Port, Willamette Valley, $45
StoneRiver Vineyards 2013 Crimson Blend, Rogue Valley, $26
StoneRiver Vineyards 2014 Syrah, Rogue Valley, $28
StoneRiver Vineyards 2015 Tempranillo, Rogue Valley, $28
Swede Hill Vineyards 2015 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $45
TERO Estates 2014 Herb’s Block Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $39
TERO Estates 2014 Petit Verdot, Walla Walla Valley, $38
Terra Vina Wines 2015 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $36
Terra Vina Wines 2015 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $36
Tertulia Cellars 2014 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $45
Tertulia Cellars 2017 Elevation Estate Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Walla Walla Valley, $45
Tildio Winery and Vineyard 2013 Estate Cabernet Franc, Lake Chelan, $40
Tildio Winery and Vineyard 2013 Estate Tempranillo, Lake Chelan, $40
Tildio Winery and Vineyard 2014 Estate Syrah, Lake Chelan, $40
Tildio Winery and Vineyard 2016 Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Lake Chelan, $25
TruthTeller 2014 The Confidante, Red Mountain, $45
TruthTeller 2015 Pun, Columbia Valley, $30
TruthTeller 2015 The Madman, Columbia Valley, $40
TruthTeller 2015 Wisdom, Yakima Valley, $35
TruthTeller 2016 The Stand Up, Yakima Valley, $25
Vinocluster Wine 2016 Vinocluster Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $18
Vizcaya Winery 2013 Tempranillo, Snake River Valley, $29
Walla Walla Vintners 2014 Bello Rosso, Columbia Valley, $42
Walla Walla Vintners 2014 Estate Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $50
Walla Walla Vintners 2014 Sagemoor Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $50
Walla Walla Vintners 2014 Waliser Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Walla Walla Valley, $42
Walla Walla Vintners 2015 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $29
Walla Walla Vintners 2015 Walla Walla Valley Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $35
Walnut City Wine Works 2014 La Cantera Vineyard Pinot Noir, Chehalem Mountains, $40
Weaver Family Winery 2015 Windy Canyon Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $32
Weisinger Family Winery 2014 Tempranillo Reserve, Rogue Valley, $32
Weisinger Family Winery 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Rogue Valley, $48
Weisinger Family Winery 2015 Malbec, Rogue Valley, $28
Welcome Road Winery 2014 Atelier, Yakima Valley, $32
Welcome Road Winery 2014 Roadtrip Red, Washington, $26
Westport Winery 2014 Surfer, Horse Heaven Hills, $28
Westport Winery 2016 Maritime, Yakima Valley, $28
Westport Winery NV Bog Berry Blush, Yakima Valley, $27
Westport Winery NV Duckleberry Grunt, Yakima Valley, $27
Whidbey Island Winery 2015 Cabernet Franc, Yakima Valley, $22
Whidbey Island Winery 2015 Grenache, Horse Heaven Hills, $28
Whidbey Island Winery 2015 Primitivo, Horse Heaven Hills, $27
Willamette Valley Vineyards 2015 Bernau Block Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $65
Wind Rose Cellars 2014 Bravo Rosso, Washington, $25
Wind Rose Cellars 2014 Omaggio, Red Mountain, $33
Woodward Canyon 2014 Estate Reserve, Walla Walla Valley, $79
Woodward Canyon 2014 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $52
Woodward Canyon 2015 Chardonnay, Washington, $44

Bronze medal
14 Hands Winery 2014 The Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills, $30
50th Parallel Estate 2015 Estate Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, $24
51Weeks Winemaking 2015 Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $18
Artem Wine Company 2015 Yamhill-Carlton Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton District, $34
Brian Carter Cellars 2016 Oriana, Yakima Valley, $25
Carlton Cellars 2014 Roads End Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton District, $45
Catman Cellars 2015 Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $36
Cliff Creek Cellars 2013 Merlot, Southern Oregon, $26
Coastal Black Estate Winery NV Strawberry Sparkling, British Columbia, $20
Convergence Zone Cellars 2014 Virga, Red Mountain, $31
Coria Estates 2015 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $30
DiStefano Winery 2013 Domenica, Columbia Valley, $39
DiStefano Winery NV Poppi Dry Vermouth, Columbia Valley, $22
Eleven Winery 2015 Elephant Mountain Vineyard Syrah, Yakima Valley, $26
Eleven Winery 2015 Mourvedre, Yakima Valley, $44
Finn Hill Winery 2014 “Le Rouge” Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $25
Forbidden Fruit Winery 2014 Earth Series Merlot, British Columbia, $26
Forgotten Hill Wine Co. 2015 Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, $19
Furioso Vineyards 2016 La Linea Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $75
Girardet 2015 Touchdown Red, Umpqua Valley, $20
Hanson Vineyards 2014 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $25
Hanson Vineyards 2015 Gamay Noir, Willamette Valley, $21
Horan Estates Winery 2014 CWM Syrah, Columbia Valley, $26
Horan Estates Winery 2015 Mike Horan Merlot, Columbia Valley, $26
Hyatt Vineyards 2015 Roza Ridge Zinfandel, Rattlesnake Hills, $20
Kana Winery 2013 Dark Star, Columbia Valley, $22
Kana Winery 2013 Old Vines, Horse Heaven Hills, $20
Kramer Vineyards 2016 Pinot Gris Estate, Yamhill-Carlton District, $18
Lagana Cellars 2014 Minnick Hills Vineyard Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $30
Lagana Cellars 2014 Sagemoor Vineyards Riesling, Columbia Valley, $16
Larch Hills Winery 2016 Malbec, British Columbia, $17
Larch Hills Winery 2016 Marechal Foch Reserve, Okanagan Valley, $15
Larch Hills Winery 2016 Merlot, British Columbia, $14
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Franc, Washington, $36
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2014 Petite Sirah, Washington, $28
Lindsay Creek Vineyards 2015 Tempranillo, Washington, $24
Locati Cellars 2013 Estate Barbera, Walla Walla Valley, $30
Locati Cellars 2013 Estate Sangiovese, Walla Walla Valley, $30
Locati Cellars 2015 Pinot Grigio, Columbia Valley, $16
Longship Cellars 2015 Invader Tempranillo, Horse Heaven Hills, $32
Lopez Island Vineyards 2015 Sangiovese, Rattlesnake Hills, $24
Lopez Island Vineyards 2016 Madeleine Angevine, Puget Sound, $25
Lopez Island Vineyards 2016 Siegerrebe, Puget Sound, $25
Lujon Wine Cellars 2014 Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $25
Lujon Wine Cellars 2014 Walla Walla Valley Syrah – Spofford Station Vineyard, Walla Walla Valley, $25
Mt. Lehman Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Okanagan Valley, $25
Mt. Lehman Winery 2012 Tempranillo, Okanagan Valley, $20
Oak Knoll Winery 2015 Tempranillo, Wahluke Slope, $24
Perennial Vintners NV Frambelle, Puget Sound, $29
Recline Ridge Vineyards & Winery 2014 Marechal Foch, British Columbia, $20
Red Lily Vineyards 2014 Fibonacci, Rogue Valley, $32
Redgate Vineyard 2015 Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, $18
Redgate Vineyard 2016 Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $30
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2014 Rojo Dulce, Umpqua Valley, $24
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2015 Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $34
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2015 Tempranillo Winemaker’s Reserve, Umpqua Valley, $42
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2015 Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $29
Reustle – Prayer Rock Vineyards 2016 Malbec, Umpqua Valley, $31
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2015 Syrah, Applegate Valley, $42
Schmidt Family Vineyards 2017 Chardonnay Reserve, Applegate Valley, $36
Season Cellars 2013 Syrah, Southern Oregon, $30
Seven Falls Cellars 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope, $23
Siltstone Wines 2015 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $19
Silvara Vineyards 2016 Chardonnay, Horse Heaven Hills, $24
Singletree Winery 2015 Harness, Okanagan Valley, $30
Skylite Cellars 2014 Malbec, Yakima Valley, $38
Skylite Cellars 2014 Soiree, Walla Walla Valley, $29
Sokol Blosser 2017 Estate Rose of Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills, $25
Soloro Vineyard 2013 Reserve Killdeer Syrah, Applegate Valley, $32
Stone Griffon Vineyard 2014 Carol Jean Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $45
Stone Griffon Vineyard 2014 Carol Jean Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $45
Stone Griffon Vineyard 2014 Walla Walla Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $36
Stone Griffon Vineyard 2015 Estate Tempranillo, Willamette Valley, $40
Triple Oak Vineyard 2015 Red Oak, Umpqua Valley, $22
Vizcaya Winery 2014 Malbec, Snake River Valley, $27
Westport Winery 2015 Bella, Yakima Valley, $34
Westport Winery 2015 Charterboat Chick, Columbia Valley, $28
Westport Winery 2016 Boom Runner, Willamette Valley, $28
Westport Winery NV Mercy, Washington, $20
Whidbey Island Winery 2015 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $22
Whidbey Island Winery 2015 Pinot Noir, Puget Sound, $32
Whidbey Island Winery 2015 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $22
Willamette Valley Vineyards 2015 Estate Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $32
Williamson Orchards & Vineyards 2013 Reserve Petite Sirah, Snake River Valley, $35
Williamson Orchards & Vineyards 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Snake River Valley, $30
Williamson Orchards & Vineyards 2016 Blossom Rosé, Snake River Valley, $16
Wind Rose Cellars 2015 Malbec, Yakima Valley, $25

About Eric Degerman

Eric Degerman is the president and CEO of Great Northwest Wine. He is a journalist with more than 30 years of daily newspaper experience and has been writing about wine since 1998. He co-founded Wine Press Northwest with Andy Perdue and served as its managing editor for 15 years. He is a frequent wine judge along the West Coast and contributor to Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine, the region's longest-running golf publication.

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