Best Northwest wines of 2015: 20-11

By on December 30, 2015

11. Walla Walla Vintners 2013 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $25

Walla Walla Vintners Sangiovese labelWalla Walla Vintners used Columbia Valley fruit to make this stunning example of Sangiovese from the 2013 vintage, crafting another in a long line of fine reds. Just-right oak offers a bit of spice in the nose to augment a whiff of strawberry and cranberry. In the mouth, cranberry, loganberry and brambly tannins promise versatility. This example calls for medium-rare duck breast with sautéed mushrooms.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 1,007 cases

Alcohol: 14.2%

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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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