Eagle Creek Winery 2014 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $23

By on May 20, 2018

This Leavenworth winery has crafted a Syrah that unveils complex aromas of blueberry, boysenberry, black olive and charcuterie, giving way to notes of leather and spices and backed by full-bodied tannins and lovely oak integration. This won double gold and best of class at the 2017 Wenatchee Wine Competition. These wines, including the award-winning 2015 Chardonnay, are available year-round at the Eagle Creek Winery d’Vinery tasting room on Front Street.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 90 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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Andy Perdue is the editor and publisher of Great Northwest Wine. He is a third-generation journalist who has worked at newspapers since the mid-1980s and has been writing about wine since 1998. He co-founded Wine Press Northwest magazine with Eric Degerman and served as its editor-in-chief for 15 years. He is a frequent judge at international wine competitions. He is the author of "The Northwest Wine Guide: A Buyer's Handbook" (Sasquatch, 2003) and has contributed to four other books. He writes about wine for The Seattle Times. You can find him on Twitter and .

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