Smooth and spicy on the palate, this Washington state Merlot unfolds its dark cherry, licorice and herbal flavors on a bed of fine-grained tannins. A harmonious wine, its fruit echoes nicely on the finish. Drink now through 2004. Well priced, and it shoul
Here's a fresh and fragrant white that delivers an enticing mouthful of apple and citrus flavors that echo on the harmonious finish. From one of Washington's biggest names, this vintage is lighter than usual, but the wine is a very good value -- as usual.
This mostly Cabernet blend is firm in texture, with a nice core of ripe blackberry and tobacco flavors that extend into a solid finish. A substantial red -- at a price that's hard to beat. Drink now through 2002. 6,000 cases made.
Fragrant, with hints of orange peel, melon, lemon and herbs, this California Sauvignon Blanc is silky on the palate, fanning out nicely and showing a classy touch of passion fruit on the long, racy finish. Very good wine, great price. Drink now through 20
Washington strikes again -- this time with this delicious and affordable Semillon. It's a soft, broad white offering a generous portion of fig, citrus and walnut flavors that persist nicely on the round finish. Drink now through 2004. 3,192 cases made.