Best Northwest wines of 2015: 40-31

By on December 29, 2015

31. Maryhill Winery 2012 Painted Hills Vineyard Tempranillo, Columbia Valley, $24

maryhill-winery-logoWinemaker Richard Batchelor continues his remarkable ability to craft superb wines for Maryhill. This new addition to his lineup comes from Art den Hoed’s vineyard near the Yakima Valley town of Mabton, Wash. It opens with aromas of fruit leather, raspberry, strawberry and blueberry. On the entry, rich and plush flavors of blackberry and raspberry are backed by firm tannins and a lengthy finish.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 235 cases

Alcohol: 14.6%

Winery website

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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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