Rio Vista Wines 2015 Tempranillo, Wahluke Slope, $34

By on May 3, 2018

rio vista wines tempranillo 2015 bottle - Rio Vista Wines 2015 Tempranillo, Wahluke Slope, $34Using grapes from the Wahluke Slope downstream on Columbia River from Rio Vista Wines, the Little family has crafted this remarkable red that reveals aromas of bright cinnamon, dark cherry and black pepper, followed by rustic flavors of voluptuous red fruit, oak and hints of red licorice. It’s backed by sturdy tannins and mild acidity. It took home a gold medal and best-of-class award at the 2017 Wenatchee Wine Awards.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 73 cases

Alcohol: 13.8%

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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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