90 pts - Wine Advocate
90 pts - Jeb Dunnuck
A deep, ruby colored wine offering up vibrant notes of plum, blackberry jam, red currant, tobacco, cigar box and anise on the nose. The aromas give rise to a plush palate with flavors of bramble fruit, savory herbs, earthy minerality, and sweet baking spice, that lay over the silky fine-grain tannins and seamless texture. Only 280 cases produced.
91 pts - Wine Advocate
91 pts - Jeb Dunnuck
90 pts - Wine Enthusiast
Our signature wine, sourced from the acclaimed Seven Hills Vineyard and neighboring Summit View Vineyard. Featuring alluring aromatics of black currant, tobacco leaf, graphite, forest floor, dark chocolate and sweet cassis, a firm yet polished mouthfeel leads with dense layers of blackberries, dried herbs, anise and woodspice flavors. Fine grain tannins lead to a long, pure, structured and elegant finish. Only 731 cases produced.
92 pts & Editors' Choice - Wine Enthusiast
94 pts - Jeb Dunnuck
Black cherries and violets give way to dark and savory aromatics of black olives, smoked meat and sun-baked earth. On the palate, there is a marked sense of subtlety and restraint given the power and complexity of this wine. The mouthfeel is full-bodied and finessed with fine-grained tannins and a mix of fruit and savory elements that linger on the finish.
Ruby in color, the wine offers vibrant notes of cherry, raspberry, dusty earth, sweet cigar smoke and anise on the nose. The aromas give rise to a succulent palate with flavors of red fruits, savory herbs, graphite and baking spices that lay over a frame of seamless, fine-grain tannins, balancing acidity, silky texture and persistent finish.
Only 396 cases produced.
Barrel fermented with 50% once-used French oak, the 2018 Voltigeur Viognier has elegant notes of lemon curd and fresh apricots, supported by hints of vanilla and brioche. The wine is medium-bodied, vibrant and generous while staying fresh, lively and seamless on the lingering finish. Only 107 cases produced.
90 points - Wine Enthusiast
90 points - Jeb Dunnuck
The aromas are fresh and perfumed with red currants, strawberries, cherry cola and crème de cassis, with wet stones, cigar box and earth on the back end to support the ample fruit expression. The wine is medium-bodied with a light touch of fine-grained and supple tannins. There is a purity and finesse to this wine that is utterly captivating, with a finish that lingers endlessly.
91 points & Editors' Choice - Wine Enthusiast
A complex red blend of the finest varietals from the Walla Walla Valley, this bottling celebrates the Métis heritage of Founder Jim Bernau's fourth great grandparents Catherine "Kitty" Umfreville Pambrun who worked with her husband Pierre Chrysologue Pambrun to lead Fort Nez Perce in Walla Walla, ushering in a time of peace to the trading post and Columbia Basin.
90 pts - Wine Advocate
93 pts - Jeb Dunnuck
Our Chrysologue is a beautiful blend of the highest quality Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot grapes from the acclaimed Seven Hills Vineyard and Summit View Vineyards.
Our Bordeaux-style blend offers up a sensational nose of black currant, crème de cassis, sandalwood, earth and violets all beautifully focused around a palate featuring an abundance of dark fruits, graphite and leather. The mouthfeel is round and supple with tremendous length, concentration, balanced acidity and lush tannins. Only 470 cases produced.
Our signature wine, sourced from the acclaimed Seven Hills Vineyard and neighboring Summit View Vineyard.
Featuring aromas of black currant, cassis, mulberry, minerality, pepper, herbs and dark chocolate. This richness of this wine is striking, a bold mouth-filling experience with dense layers of blackberry, anise and wood spice flavors. Structured, firm and chewy tannins lead to a long, persistent finish.
Only 644 cases produced.
92 points - Wine Advocate
90 points - Wine Enthusiast
Sourced exclusively from one of the oldest vineyards planted in The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater, Stone Valley Vineyard. Only 153 cases produced.
This single vineyard designate from Stone Valley exudes the character of the cobblestone rocks with an aromatically brooding nose of black cherry, brambled fruit, brine, smoked meat, ash and minerality all giving way to a full-bodied, richly concentrated palate with dense flavors, refined tannins and an overall sensation of balance, but holding on to an elegant and silky feel.
Our Bordeaux-style blend offers up an abundant nose of cherry, red currant, crème de cassis, leather, earth and florals all beautifully leading into a palate of spiced plums, boysenberry, tobacco, savory dried herbs, red chili and dark chocolate.
The mouthfeel is round and velvety with tremendous length, concentration, balancing acidity and fully-integrated tannins.
Only 640 cases produced.
92 points & Editors' Choice - Wine Enthusiast
91 points - Jeb Dunnuck
With a sense of purity and dazzling expression, this wine leaps out of the glass with generous aromas of fresh berries, plums, orange zest and violets, all supported by white pepper, pipe tobacco, cured meat and fresh-tilled earth. The mouth feel is rich and finessed with balanced concentration. Layered fruit flavors, an earthy backbone and mouth-filling fine grain tannins glide to a smooth finish.