Nefarious Cellars 2013 Rx-3 Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $35

By on May 10, 2016

nefarious-cellars-rx-3-2013-labelThe Neffs continue to succeed with Rhone Valley varieties, and this GSM-style blend – it stands for “Rhône times three” — is made with Grenache (40%), Mourvèdre (40%) and Syrah from beyond their Lake Chelan plantings. A luscious nose of blackberry pie, cranberry and mocha includes complexity of crushed herbs as well as fanciful aromas of tutti frutti and maple syrup. That influence of Grenache makes for an entry that’s round and juicy with fresh boysenberry and red currant flavors. Smooth tannins set the stage for a sultry finish.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 242 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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