2018 Limited Release White Wine Blend
A blend inspired by the wines of Austria with a distinctive Washington flair. Pinot Blanc lends delicate citrus notes, Gruner Veltliner adds crisp granny smith apple, white Riesling rounds out the palate with juicy peach. Fermented in stainless steel to showcase fresh fruit character, depth and balance. -Lacey Steffey, winemaker
2018 Limited Release Aligoté
“Another new wine! Aligoté, yeah! We fermented it in tank to maintain the lively character and highlight the racy acidity and flavors of gala apples and bosc pears. This wine will win you over with subtlety. Trust me, I’m a winemaker.” – David Rosenthal, Winemaker
2018 Grüner Veltliner
This dry white shows citrus and spice flavors that sit lightly on the palate, but also has great length. Most of the blend was fermented in stainless steel to show off the fruit, and a portion was fermented naturally in old barrels to add weight and depth. - David Rosenthal, winemaker
2017 Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris "Spicy Pig" Blend
‘Gewürz’ means spice in German and P.I.G. is our three-letter code for Pinot Gris. So, our winemaking team lovingly refers to this wine as Spicy Pig! Pinot Gris fermented in tank adds notes of fresh apples and pears, while barrel fermented Gewürztraminer adds musky aromatics and a supple texture.
2017 Grenache Blanc Rattlesnake Hills
Historically from the Southern Rhone, this wine is medium-bodied with flavors of ripe stone fruit. Most of the wine was fermented in stainless steel adding brightness, but a portion was fermented naturally in old barrels to give the wine density and complexity
2017 Mimi Cabernet Sauvignon
Delicate yet structured style of Cabernet, brimming with Horse Heaven Hills AVA qualities. Bright red cherry, fresh brambles, hints of cherry cola and gentle toasted oak. Signature powdery, dusty tannins that are food friendly but also light enough to enjoy on its own. Fresh aromas on the nose and fresh flavors on the palate.
2017 Limited Release Roussanne
Capturing the character of Roussanne can be difficult. It is a delicate, difficult variety to grow and ripen, so sometimes it is better to simply embrace the chaos and let Mother Nature take over. The result is a wine of citrus and lime, with a creamy palate.
2016 Limited Release Dry Muscat Canelli
We picked some of the Muscat Canelli early this year and fermented it nearly dry to offer a light refreshing version, with a delightful effervescence. The wine has a blast of jasmine, rose, gardenia aromas followed by a nice bright mandarin spicy spritziness on the palate.
2016 Limited Release Canoe Ridge Estate Red Wine Blend
The combination of our Canoe Ridge Estate fruit with no varietal restrictions is one of my favorite blends to put together every year. Complex, elegant Cabernet Sauvignon (57%) mingles with the deep jam characters of the Malbec (29%). A touch of Cabernet Franc and Merlot (7% each) completes the wonderful mélange.
2016 Limited Release Cold Creek Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Franc from Washington State has been a real treat to discover. As a late ripening variety, the grapes develop rich bramble fruits while retaining delicate botanic characters. The dense but gentle balance of this wine makes it a perfect dinner companion.
2016 Limited Release Block 9 Cabernet Sauvignon
Once again Cabernet from Block 99 and 9B of the Indian Wells Vineyard stood out as special wines that required their own stage. We blended them together to create a wine with bright, juicy blackberry and tasted spice flavors and a smooth, weighty palate that is versatile enough to enjoy alone or with a hearty meal.
2016 "The Nod" Merlot
“Sometimes a Merlot can be too monolithic to be a good blending partner. For two vintages now I have gathered Merlots that fit this description, treated them gently during fermentation, and combined them to create a uniquely bold and expressive Merlot with luscious dynamic flavors and a smooth, weighty finish.” –Brian Mackey
2015 "Rich Wheeler Block" Cabernet Sauvignon
This wine showcases vibrant character notes of ripe berries, violets and a long, velvety finish.
2017 Limited Release Pinot Blanc
Delicate but vibrant, Pinot Blanc is a sundress in a fresh layer of snow. Playful aromas of white flower and yellow peaches. Layers of forest herbs, and a gentle texture. Finished crisp.
2016 Limited Release Boreal Syrah
Boreal begins with Syrah (94%) from Archie Den Hoed’s Yakima Valley vineyards. The cooler site, along with more canopy, give us grapes perfect for this lighter more delicate style. Co-fermented with Viognier (6%) from our Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard for floral notes to pair with the bright red fruit.
2016 Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon
Complexity was my goal for this vintage. I blended Cabernets from multiple blocks of four different vineyards spread throughout the AVA to create layers of chocolaty cherry and boysenberry fruit with intricate spices that evolve in your glass, while also staying true to the expansive yet smooth Horse Heaven Hills palate.
2016 Limited Release Cold Creek Red
Sometimes it’s great just to give it your best shot with one mixed fermenter! This entire blend is a co-fermentation of one of our best Merlots (76%) and our one jammy block of Malbec (24%). The Merlot had to “hang out” awhile and wait for the Malbec to be perfect, but it is worth the wait. Enjoy!
2014 Limited Release Cabernet Franc
The vineyard is one of the hottest in Washington, and helps the Cab Franc reach full ripeness year after year. Vintage 2014 was very hot, and the ripening season was quite long. This wine is full, plush, with moderate acidity and beautiful primary fruit shining through.
2014 Limited Release Cold Creek Vineyard Syrah
The techniques used to create this Syrah added layers of flavor and texture to the iconic profile of Cold Creek Estate Vineyard and created a wine that will evolve in your glass and your cellar.
2017 Cold Fiddle White Wine Blend
Chenin Blanc sets the stage with peach and fresh melon flavors. Semillon adds depth and texture to the wine. Finally, a drier version of Muscat adds spice and effusive floral character without adding sweetness. This wine is playful, but complex.
2016 Limited Release Walla Walla Red Wine Blend
“Between the backdrop of the Blue Mountains and the ancient river bed soils, Walla Walla is a truly unique terroir. This Merlot (57%), Cabernet (37%), and Syrah (6%) blend highlights the best of what the appellation produces – delicate yet structured wines that have exceptional aging potential.” – Leah Adint, winemaker
2016 Druthers Cabernet Sauvignon
Continuing the eight-year tradition of our most ostentatious Cabernet, we crafted this wine just for Druthers. Old vine Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet picked at its peak was pushed to the limit in fermentation and aged in the finest oak. The resulting wine has decadent flavors, a robust mouthfeel, and an endless finish.
2016 Limited Release Grenache
“I set out to capture the comfort and ease Grenache has to offer, and, like a slice of fresh berry pie, this wine has a bright pop of fresh berries, a subtle note of lemon zest, and hints of vanilla and spice. Luscious, rich tannins, and a deep, vibrant color add to the pleasure of each sip.” – Brian Mackey, winemaker
2015 Limited Release Mourvèdre
Having a glass is like being invited into a grandparent’s study; you enter an inner sanctum of cozy, shadowed corners that cloak you in complex aromas of black fruit, bay leaf, and jasmine and settle you into a recliner of broad strapping tannins and flavors of roasted fowl and tobacco.