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Eroica 2014 Eroica Gold Riesling

The Wine Advocate, 2016

90 Points - June 30

It has a fresh, crisp bouquet of lychee, sugared lime and a hint of honey that flows to a medium-bodied, perfectly balanced, only moderately sweet-seeming white that will be incredibly versatile on the dinner table over the coming decade.

Single Vineyards 2014 Cold Creek Vineyard Chardonnay

The Wine Advocate, 2016

89 Points - June 30

Slightly darker in color than the Canoe Ridge Estate and showing a touch more oak in its buttered stone fruit aromas and flavors, the 2014 Chardonnay Cold Creek Vineyard (100% Chardonnay aged nine months in 51% new French oak) is medium-bodied, textured, rich and lengthy on the palate.

Single Vineyards 2014 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay

The Wine Advocate, 2016

90 Points - June 30

This wine is terrific, with classy white peach, stone fruits, citrus and white flower characteristics in a balanced, fresh, thrillingly drinkable style. Hitting 13.5% alcohol and aged nine months in 83% French oak and the balance in stainless steel, buy this beauty by the case and drink it over the coming year or two.

Ethos Reserve 2013 Ethos Reserve Syrah

The Wine Advocate, 2016

92 Points - June 30

Giving up lots of jammy black raspberry and crème de cassis fruit, vanilla, toast and spice, it has full-bodied richness, a decadent, rounded texture, ripe tannin and a great finish. From a difficult vintage for Syrah, this is a beauty!

Ethos Reserve 2013 Ethos Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

The Wine Advocate, 2016

93 Points - June 30

This wine was aged in 53% new French and American oak, this full-bodied, rich, unctuously textured and concentrated Cabernet is loaded with notions of currants, blueberries, smoked herbs, and licorice. Possessing low acidity, a plump profile and no hard edges, it can be enjoyed anytime over the coming decade.

Single Vineyards 2013 Cold Creek Vineyard Merlot

The Wine Advocate, 2016

89 Points - June 30

Brought up in a big chunk of American oak, the inky colored 2013 Cold Creek Vineyard Merlot (there’s 2% Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend) gives up lots of vanilla, chocolate and assorted dark fruits in a rich, textured, full-bodied, forward style.

Single Vineyards 2013 Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

The Wine Advocate, 2016

92 Points - June 30

The inky colored 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Cold Creek Vineyard checks in as 100% Cabernet and saw 22 months in 64% French and American oak. Ripe, sexy, textured and with real density, it gives up lots of chocolate, caramelized plum, vanilla bean, and currant-like aromas and flavors.

Single Vineyards 2013 Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot

The Wine Advocate, 2016

91 Points - June 30

There’s 5% Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend and it spent 16 months in 59% new French and American oak. Possessing first-rate aromatics of plums, currants, licorice and damp earth, this medium to full-bodied, supple, charming Merlot has outstanding purity and surprising mid-palate density.

Single Vineyards 2013 Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

The Wine Advocate, 2016

93 Points - June 30

Made from 98% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Merlot, aged 22 months in 62% new French oak, it has fabulous Cabernet character in its ripe currant fruits, crushed rock, and tobacco leaf-like aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, concentrated and layered, with a great texture, drink it anytime over the coming decade.

Artist Series 2013 Artist Series Red Wine

The Wine Advocate, 2016

93 Points - June 30

Up with some of the top wines from the vintage, The 2013 Artist Series Meritage offers a focused, tight profile that will benefit from short-term cellaring. Graphite, plums, black currants and smoked herbs all emerge from this full-bodied, impeccably balanced, layered blend that will keep for 15 years or more.

Artist Series 2013 Artist Series Red Blend - Etch Glyph Label

The Wine Advocate, 2016

93 Points - June 30

Artist Series 2013 Artist Series Red Blend - Etch Folio Label

The Wine Advocate, 2016

93 Points - June 30

Indian Wells 2013 Indian Wells Merlot

Wine Spectator, 2016

90 Points, “Smart Buy” - June 15

Focused, with firm tannins on a pliable frame, supporting dark berry, licorice and chocolate flavors. Lingers deftly on the finish. -H.S.

Indian Wells 2013 Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Spectator, 2016

87 Points - May 31

Soft and supple, with spicy, herbal, overtones to the gentle dark plum flavors, finishing with grace. Drink now through 2018. 196,102 cases made.

Single Vineyards 2012 Cold Creek Vineyard Merlot

Wine Spectator, 2016

91 Points - May 31

Fresh and inviting, focusing the black cherry, black currant and coffee flavors into a tannin-wrapped package that carries through a long, well-modulated finish.

Columbia Valley 2014 Dry Riesling

Wine & Spirits, 2016

90 Points, “Best Buy” - April 1

A remarkable wine for the price, this generous riesling leads with green and yellow apple scents, with a lees and cinnamon-like accent. The flavors are simple but satisfying, balanced and irresistibly mouthwatering.

“Top 100 Best Buys” - December 1, 2016

“Year's Best Riesling” - August 1, 2016

Columbia Valley 2014 Chardonnay

Wine & Spirits, 2016

89 Points, “Best Buy” - April 1

Simple and sweet, this steal of a chardonnay rallies with firm, focused pear flavors, crisp and fresh.

“Top 100 Values of the Year” - June 1, 2016

Columbia Valley 2014 Chardonnay

Wine Spectator, 2016

89 Points - March 31

On the lighter side, with lemon curd and spice flavors on a sleek frame, picking up fresh green fig notes as the finish lingers.

Columbia Valley 2014 Dry Riesling

Wine Spectator, 2016

89 Points - March 31

Light, soft, floral and appealing, with green apple, mint and mineral flavors that come together smoothly on the dry finish.

Indian Wells 2012 Indian Wells Red Blend

Wine Spectator, 2016

90 Points - March 31

Velvety and round, with rich, expressive blueberry, currant and meaty flavors on a supple frame. The finish rolls out gracefully. This has presence and style. Syrah, Merlot, Grenache, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Mourvèdre.

Columbia Valley 2014 Dry Riesling

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

87 Points, “Best Buy” - March 1

Bright aromas of lime, white flowers, pear and white peach are followed by bone-dry, lively fruit flavors. It’s a winner by itself but will also shine on the dinner table.

Columbia Valley 2013 Syrah

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

90 Points, “Best Buy” - March 1

Notes of olive, herbs, flowers, orange peel, gravel, meat, coffee and light barrel spices leap up on a wine that shows a lot of aromatic complexity. The fruit and savory flavors are plush and full in feel followed by a lingering finish. There’s a whole lot of wine delivered for this price.

Indian Wells 2013 Indian Wells Merlot

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

88 Points - March 1

Barrel aromas of vanilla, coconut and toast are at the fore followed by luxurious coffee and plum flavors that linger. Grainy tannins back it all up.

Indian Wells 2013 Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Enthusiast, 2016

90 Points - March 1

Aromas of barrel spice, vanilla, dill and blue-black fruit are bright and focused. The plum and barrel flavors show depth and a sense of texture, with lingering flavors. This wine is not typically Cabernet but it offers much appeal.

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