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Columbia Valley 2015 Dry Riesling

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

89 Points, “Best Buy” - December 31

The aromas are vibrant, with notes of pear, honeysuckle and peach. The palate is full flavored, dry as promised, with a zing of tart acidity that stitches it all together. It's an outstanding value that shows a beautiful sense of balance.

Columbia Valley 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Spectator, 2016

87 Points - December 15

Light and bright, with pretty pear and floral flavors on a sleek frame. – H.S.

Columbia Valley 2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

86 Points, “Best Buy” - December 1

The aromas of herb, kiwi and citrus are quite light. The tropical flavors are elegant and spritely, tingling the palate with a light effervescence. Best Buy. —S.S.

Columbia Valley 2015 Riesling

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

88 Points, “Best Buy” - December 1

Perfumed aromas of lime leaf, white peach and flowers are followed by an off-dry palate, chock full of stone-fruit flavors. Pair it with spicy Thai food. —S.S.

Columbia Valley 2015 Pinot Gris

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

88 Points, “Best Buy” - December 1

Pinot Gris has been making inroads in Washington of late and this producer has been leading the way. Pleasing aromas of apple and melon lead to dry full-feeling fruit flavors that linger on the finish. Best Buy. —S.S.

Single Vineyards 2015 Horse Heaven Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Wine & Spirits, 2016

87 Points, “Best Buy” - December 1

A lean sauvignon, this has scents of scallion and citrus over its brisk flavors, rippling on the back end with green-apple acidity.

Columbia Valley 2015 Dry Riesling

Wine & Spirits, 2016

87 Points, “Best Buy” - December 1

Salty and citrusy, this simple white has scents of lemon juice and green apple, with a phenolic grip for a blackened chicken sandwich.

Artist Series 2012 Artist Series Meritage

Wine & Spirits, 2016

90 Points, “Year's Best” - December 1

The 2012 Artist Series is about 70 percent Cabernet, the balance Merlot and Cabernet franc. It's big and juicy at the outset, its youthful plumpness marked by firm, plummy tannins.

Artist Series 2012 Artist Series Meritage

Wine & Spirits, 2016

90 Points, “Year's Best - 2016” - December 1

The 2012 Artist Series is about 70 percent Cabernet, the balance Merlot and Cabernet franc. It's big and juicy at the outset, its youthful plumpness marked by firm, plummy tannins.

Eroica 2008 Eroica Single Berry Select

Wine & Spirits, 2016

96 Points, “Top 100 Wines” - December 1

This wine isn’t so much poured as unleashed. It’s ludicrously over the top, crammed with flavor complexity…with heady botrytis scents of saffron and marmalade, and flavors of treacle and apricot syrup. All of that maddening power is carried with aplomb by brilliant, driving acidity…

Eroica 2013 Eroica Gold Riesling

Wine & Spirits, 2015 and 2016

92 Points - December 1

The 2013 uses the extra ripeness to achieve an extra level of intensity rather than sweetness, with scents of saffron and orange peel, flavors of peach and ripe pear bolstered by botrytis. It’s fleshy and rich, with a tension between the wine’s mouthfilling richness and the clean cut of its finish.

“Year's Best” - December 1, 2015

Single Vineyards 2015 Horse Heaven Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

88 Points - December 1

The aromas are light with notes of herb, citrus and tropical fruit. The palate is a bit more generous, showing pleasing herb and tropical fruit notes accented by tart acidity. —S.S.

Single Vineyards 2015 Cold Creek Vineyard Riesling

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

88 Points - December 1

Still settling into the bottle, this wine is aromatically quiet, with notes of white flowers and pear. It drinks off dry, with generous amounts of stone-fruit flavors. If the aromas blossom, it could move up a notch as the flavors are quite well proportioned. —S.S.

Ethos Reserve 2014 Ethos Reserve Late Harvest Riesling

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

91 Points - December 1

The aromas are exuberant, with appealing notes of apricot, pineapple, honey, white flowers and citrus. The citrus and tropical-fruit flavors are rich yet elegant, topped by a lengthy finish. —S.S.

Ethos Reserve 2014 Ethos Reserve Chardonnay

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

88 Points - December 1

The oak is at the fore of the aromas, with notes of vanilla, toast and spice along with cream. The flavors are full bodied with a lightly creamy feel. —S.S.

Columbia Valley 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

89 Points - December 1

Blackberry jam aromas are followed by fleshy and full dark-fruit flavors, surrounded by a layer of fine grained tannins. It provides a lot of quality and value. —S.S.

Ethos Reserve 2013 Ethos Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

89 Points - December 1

Aromas of tar, tire rubber, coffee, black fruit and spice lead to vanilla, cocoa and cherry flavors, with vanilla notes on the finish. The oak seems a bit heavy handed at times. —S.S.

Single Vineyards 2013 Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

90 Points - December 1

Aromas of black fruit, spiced plum, vanilla and herb lead to full dark fruit flavors. It shows a lot of ripe¬ness but keeps it in balance. —S.S.

Single Vineyards 2013 Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

88 Points - December 1

The aromas of coffee, red currant and red plum are bright and effusive, with tar and cough medicine notes in the background. The cherry flavors are plush and full, with coffee notes lingering on the finish. —S.S.

Single Vineyards 2013 Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

91 Points - December 1

The aromas bring notes of toast, spice and dark fruit. The flavors are pitch black, showing the warmth of the vintage and appellation along with their appeal. —S.S.

Artist Series 2013 Artist Series Meritage

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

91 Points - December 1

Cabernet Sauvignon (65%) takes the lead in this wine, followed by Merlot (29%), Malbec (3%) and Cabernet Franc (3%). Aromas of cocoa, vanilla, graphite, and red and black fruit are followed by palate-coating fruit and barrel flavors backed by firm but well-integrated tannins. —S.S.

Single Vineyards 2015 Cold Creek Vineyard Riesling

Wine & Spirits, 2016

91 Points - December 1

Remarkably pure and juicy, this is broad at the outset, with a scent of lemon and ripe apple. The flavors are creamy and ripe at first pass, but also floral and lifted as they gather momentum on the palate, shored up with a lemony spritz. A great value.

Columbia Valley 2015 Pinot Gris

Wine Spectator, 2016

87 Points, “Best Value” - November 30

Light and soft, with pretty pear and apricot flavors on a delicate frame, finishing with a slightly nubby texture. Drink now. 135,400 cases made.—H.S.

Columbia Valley 2015 Pinot Gris

Wine Spectator, 2016

87 Points, “Best Value” - November 30

Light and soft, with pretty pear and apricot flavors on a delicate frame, finishing with a slightly nubby texture.

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