June Featured Wines – 2016 Barnard Griffin Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, Washington & 2015 Barnard Griffin Cabernet Sauvignon. Columbia Valley, Washington

                                                 2016 Barnard Griffin Chardonnay,

                                                 Columbia Valley, Washington  $11

This Chardonnay has an intriguing combination of citrusy aromas, firm acidity and a very ripe flavor profile. It is 38% fermented in French oak. Pleasing aromas of flower, peach and melon lead to balanced, full-feeling fruit flavors in this wine. It delivers a lot of quality and value. This is a great accompaniment to a broad range of food choices. Alcohol: 13.4%

2015 Barnard Griffin Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, Washington  $18

This is 79.4% Cabernet Sauvignon,15.8% Merlot,3% Syrah and 1.8% Malbec. Cherry, plum and cranberry flavors glide across the palate and delivers richness and concentration, nicely offset by a vibrant structure. A touch of mint and hints of dark chocolate and wood spice rise up on the long finish. This pairs well with barbecued food. Alcohol: 13.7%

Wines of the Month – 2010 L’Ecole No. 41 Semillon & 2009 Milbrandt Traditions Merlot

Featured wines for October are 2010 L’Ecole No. 41 Semillon and 2009 Milbrandt Traditions Merlot from the Columbia Valley, Washington State


2010 L’Ecole No. 41 Semillon   $18

Wine Label for L'Ecole No. 41 Semillon white wine

Remarkably brilliant with vibrant fruit and balanced acidity, this wine shows fragrant citrus blossom and honey aromas, with pretty layers of lemon bar, apricot and key lime expanding on a balanced finish. Few Semillons show their richness and complexity as those produced in Washington State. Our cool harvest nights help to ensure crisp natural acidity, making this a wonderful food pairing wine. This wine received 89 points from Wine Advocate. Alcohol: 14.5%



2009 Milbrandt Traditions Merlot   $17

Wine label for Merlot red wine produced in Washington State by Milbrandt Vineyards

Eastern Washington is known for producing some of the best Merlot in the world. Traditions Merlot is a deep garnet red featuring aromas of ripe stone fruit and rich notes of vanilla, mocha and caramel. The flavors are ripe and generous with berries, cocoa and vanilla. On the palate the wine is fresh and vital, playing out its blackberry and floral flavors on an open-weave bed of refined tannins. This wine is very approachable and polished with velvety tannins. Alcohol: 13.5%