Wahluke Slope is backbone of Washington wine industry

By on July 24, 2016

Sol Stone Winery 2013 Grenache, Wahluke Slope, $28

sol stone grenacheSol Stone Winery of Sammamish, Wash., reached across the Cascade Mountain summits onto the sunny Wahluke Slope AVA and Weinbau Vineyard for this 2013 Grenache, blending in 3% Syrah and aging it in 2-year-old French oak. Rose petal, pomegranate and red currant notes accent its aromas, then mint, pomegranate and blackberry dominate its rich flavors. Supple tannins close out its finish. This earned a gold medal at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 120 cases

Alcohol: 13.3%

Winery website

Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

About Great Northwest Wine

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *