15 Northwest wines for $15 or less

By on September 14, 2014

Grantwood Winery 2010 Heritage, Walla Walla Valley, $14

grantwood-winery-heritage-nv-labelBest Buy! One of the first examples we saw from Joe Grant and Doris Wood last year was this tiny lot — yet a bargain — blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (46%), Merlot (46%) and Syrah from Les Collines and Seven Hills vineyards in their hometown of Walla Walla, and it’s drinking even better now. Aromas of blackberry, pie cherry filling and cola come with hints of hazelnut coffee, tar and succulent spices. Its huge approach brings explosive blackberry and black currant flavors and tannins, backed by smoky bacon, Aussie black licorice and a sip of coffee.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 14 cases

Alcohol: 15.4%

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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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