Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards 2012 Good in Bed Sparkling Wine, Lake Chelan, $42

By on July 4, 2015

hard-row-to-hoe-vineyards-good-in-bed-2012-bottleManson, Wash., winemaker Judy Phelps creates these bubbles in a blanc de noir style using Pinot Noir from across Lake Chelan at Cortelli Vineyard. Aromas of dried Montmorency, Craisins and rhubarb compote include baked apple and a touch of yeastiness. On the palate, it shows notes of baked bread, white strawberry and cantaloupe amid a profile of medium mousse leading to a finish of lemon meringue pie crust. Their wines are available at their tasting rooms in Lake Chelan and Leavenworth, but they also ship to more than 30 states.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 125 cases

Alcohol: 12.2%

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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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