Renegade Wine Co. 2015 Rosé, Columbia Valley, $12
Best Buy! Aside from the blend of red Rhône grapes, this is not really a renegade in the rosé class. It’s light and bright, with centered fruit complicated with earthy notes, which, come to think of it, does make this pink something of a renegade. This is produced by Sleight of Hands Cellars south of downtown Walla Walla, orchestrated by winemaker/Pearl Jam devotee Trey Busch in association with the Wahluke Wine Co. And it was voted as best rosé of the fourth annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition.
Production: 2,000 cases