Will Wetmore, the winemaker behind the 2021 Idaho Winery to Watch in the eyes of Great Northwest Wine’s editorial team, and historic Sawtooth Vineyard combined for one of the Northwest’s top examples of Grenache for young Veer Wine Project. The Caldwell-based producer offers his fans a quaffer that’s front-loaded with notes of strawberry freezer jam, cherry vanilla and blood orange. It’s an ideal gateway drug for those new to red wines.
Awards: Cascadia International Wine Competition = Best of show / Best Red Wine / best of class / double gold medal — 95 points
Production: 73 cases