Stina’s Cellars NV Sweet Beginnings, Washington, $16

By on April 18, 2014

stina's-cellars-labelTacoma winemaker Perry Preston’s late-harvest style red from Willard Farms near Prosser creates a mood with tones of pie cherry, coffee, cinnamon, violets and lilac blossoms. While the residual sugar is listed at nearly 6%, a burst of pomegranate acidity creates a blast of cleansing acidity. Suggested pairings are baklava and a cheese plate.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 116 cases

Alcohol: 11%

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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