Our 2017 Pinot Grigio shows a complexity of melon, stone fruit, and fresh herbal aromas. It is fresh, with flavors of pear and guava, a rich mid-palate, and a crisp finish. Try this versatile wine with prosciutto-wrapped melon, pan-seared salmon, or grilled asparagus.
The 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon opens with blueberry, cherry, strawberry, molasses,dried tobacco leaf, toast, and cream. The palate is rich and creamy with blackberry,vanilla, maple, cocoa, and spice fl avors. Pair with braised short ribs, roast pork, or grilled salmon.
The 2016 Petit Verdot opens with blueberry, blackberry, black pepper, and nutmeg, with gamey undertones and subtle vanilla and cream. Flavors of dark chocolate covered cherries and creamy coffee follow, with silky tannins and great finesse. This inky Petit Verdot is juicy and focused, with firm but not overpowering tannins. Pair with dark chocolates, gourmet burgers, roasted butternut squash, or hearty stews.
The 2017 Riesling reveals ripe aromas and flavors of apple and lime with subtle notes of peach and melon. The wine is crisp and well balanced with an off-dry style. Pair this fruit-driven, food-friendly wine with fresh pear and apple slices, hard cheeses with nuts, whitefish and other seafood dishes with low to moderate oil content, or spicy Thai cuisine.
The 2016 Merlot opens with plum, wild strawberry, cherry, cinnamon, vanilla, and hits of cocoa. The palate is rich and supple with black cherry, vanilla, spicy oak, and black pepper flavors, and vanilla spice on the finish. Pair with braised short ribs, roast pork, or grilled salmon.
The 2017 Riesling reveals ripe aromas of apricot and peach preserves and zesty citrus. The wine is a crisp, clean style of late-harvest wine, with flavors of apricot nectar, citrus blossom, and refreshing tangerine. Pair this fruit-driven, food-friendly wine with a cheese platter that includes bleu cheese, smoked gouda, and chèvre, a poached pear or baked apple dessert, or with almonds and hazelnuts.
Hogue 2015 Reserve Chardonnay opens with toasty aromas of baked apple, Bosc pear, vanilla, cinnamon, and a slight hint of butter. The palate is balanced, rich, silky, and concentrated with vanilla, cream, spice, and nutmeg. Pair with grilled sockeye salmon, pasta alfredo, brie or other warm, ripened soft cheeses, roast chicken with tarragon, or halibut in a butter sauce.
The 2015 Malbec opens with black plum and blueberry on the nose, with cedar, oak spice, and vanilla. Thick and dense on the palate, this wine is layered with black plum and blueberry flavors. Oak adds complexity with cedar, spice, and vanilla. Pair this wine with prime rib, seared duck breast, grilled lamb shanks with rosemary, or dark chocolates.
In its native region of the northern Rhone in France, Viognier grows on baking hot south facing slopes above the river where it ripens perfectly. One could imagine that it might be well suited to eastern Washington conditions. Here it develops melon and tropical fruit flavors overlain with a nice floral character.
The 2018 Viognier opens with aromas of peach, pear, exotic fruits, and fresh floral notes. The flavors are clean and crisp with soft acidity. The wine is very slightly sweet and pairs well with lightly oily seafood, spicy Asian cuisine, or goat cheese. It is also delicious enjoyed alone as an aperitif.
This well-balanced wine is clean, crisp, and very slightly sweet. It opens with lemon blossom, green apple, peach, and wet stone. White flowers, citrus, melon, and lychee flavors lead to a medium-long finish. Pair with slightly oily seafood or spicy Asian cuisine or enjoy as an aperitif.