Archive | Sauvignon Blanc

Review: 2013 Buty Winery Line-up

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.butywinery.com Nina Buty’s winery that bears her name has gained a great deal of momentum over the past couple of years because of it’s wine quality. That quality squarely lands on winemaker, Chris Dowsett and his crew. He does a great job of producing approachable wines that should also age gracefully, […]

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2011 Barons V Napa Sauvignon Blanc – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: www.baronsv.com Barons V is a small winery located in the “Warehouse District” in Woodenville Washington – it hasn’t been around too long and has already been generating a great deal of buzz amongst Seattle-area wine lovers. Its winemaker, Matt Loso, is no stranger to making wines that please the palate […]

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4-way action with Bartholomew Winery

By Duane Pemberton Bart Fawbush is a man on a mission who’s armed with a little bit of know-how, some good industry contacts and a ton of passion. His Freshman release of wines is made with the help of an industry colleague but it’s to the style and preferences of Bart. In fact, the way […]

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Northwest Cellars – red and a white

Northwest Cellars was founded by Bob Delf in 2004 with a vision of producing quality wines with customizable labels, made to the customer’s choosing. It works with top vineyard sites throughout the Columbia Valley and in this review we take a look at their red and white blend. 2008 Adajio – W.E.P. Rating: 88% Technical […]

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Fidelitas gets jiggy with Optu

There’s little doubting that many in the Wine industry regard Charlie Hoppes as one of the State of Washington’s more premiere winemakers. His passion and know-how are about as good as you can find anywhere. When he first kicked out his original “Optu”, it wasn’t called Optu it has the name of Meritage – and […]

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2003 Saintpaulina Vintners Sauvignon Blanc

There was a time when I was telling people “life’s too short to drink white wine – when there’s so much red wine around”. To many wine drinkers, the thought of going back to whites sounds awfully newbish in the sense that most of us started out on whites before “graduating” to reds. I’m well […]

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