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Tuesday, May. 12, 2009

How Northwest wines fared at the 2009 Riverside International Wine Competition

How Northwest wines fared at the 2009 Riverside International Wine Competition.

Best white wine

Peller Estates 2008 Family Series Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $10

Best sparkling wine

Domaine Ste Michelle NV Extra Dry Sparkling Wine, Columbia Valley, $13

Chairman's Award (Unanimous Gold)

Cougar Crest Estate Winery 2006 Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $35

Pacific Rim 2007 Vin de Glaciere, Columbia Valley, $18

Three Rivers Winery 2006 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $29

Gold

Barnard Griffin 2006 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $17

Chateau Ste Michelle Cold Creek 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $30

Chateau Ste Michelle Eroica 2007 Medium Sweet Riesling, Columbia Valley, $22

Chateau Ste Michelle Ethos 2006 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $38

Chateau Ste Michelle Indian Wells 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $18

Cougar Crest Estate Winery NV Dedication Two, Walla Walla Valley, $20

Hogue Cellars 2007 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $11

Maryhill Winery 2006 Proprietor's Reserve Serendipity, Columbia Valley, $38

Maryhill Winery 2006 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $18

Maryhill Winery 2006 Proprietor's Reserve Syrah, Columbia Valley, $28

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2007 Wallula Vineyard Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $18

Patit Creek Cellars 2006 Trinite, Columbia Valley, $25

Quenett 2006 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $26

RoxyAnn Winery 2007 Viognier, Rogue Valley, $20

Tagaris Winery 2007 Tempranillo, Wahluke Slope, $30

Two Mountain Winery 2008 Dry Riesling, Rattlesnake Hills, $15

Zerba Cellars 2005 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $28

Silver

Barnard Griffin 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $17

Buried Cane 2007 Dry Riesling, Washington State, $14

Cadaretta 2006 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $35

Cadaretta 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $40

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2006 Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard Merlot, Horse Heaven Hills, $26

Columbia Crest 2005 Walter Clore Private Reserve, Columbia Valley, $34

Cougar Crest Estate Winery 2005 Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $55

Domaine Ste Michelle NV Brut, Columbia Valley, $13

Domaine Ste Michelle NV Blanc de Noirs, Columbia Valley, $13

Domaine Ste Michelle NV Blanc de Blancs, Columbia Valley, $13

Elodian 2007 Pinot Noir, Yamhill Carlton District, $45

Hogue Cellars 2008 Late Harvest Riesling, Columbia Valley, $11

Hogue Cellars 2006 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $11

Hogue Cellars 2007 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley, $11

Hyatt Vineyards 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rattlesnake Hills, $10

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2007 Ice Wine, Yakima Valley, $25

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2007 Dry Riesling, Red Mountain, $13

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2008 Late Harvest Riesling, Columbia Valley, $15

McKinley Springs 2007 Dry Chenin Blanc, Horse Heaven Hills, $12

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2007 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2007 Wallula Vineyard Biodynamic Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $33

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2008 Medium Sweet Riesling, Columbia Valley, $16

Patit Creek Cellars 2005 Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $29

Patit Creek Cellars 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $29

Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2007 Reserve Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $38

Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2007 Pishon Bloc Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $28

Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2007 Reserve Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $38

Three Rivers Winery 2006 Champoux Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills, $50

Three Rivers Winery 2007 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $19

Velocity Cellars 2005 Red Wine, Rogue Valley, $25

Walter Dacon Wines 2006 Appanage Syrah, Yakima Valley, $50

Bronze

Abacela Winery & Vineyards 2008 Albarino, Umpqua Valley, $23

Barnard Griffin 2008 Sangiovese Rose, Columbia Valley, $12

Cougar Crest Estate Winery 2006 Meritage and Red Bordeaux Blends, Walla Walla Valley, $32

Dutch John's Private Reserve 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington, $17

Dutch John's Private Reserve 2005 Syrah/Cabernet Blends, Washington, $25

Eaton Hill Winery 2005 Konnowac Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley, $32

Erath Vineyards 2007 Pinot Noir, Oregon, $19

Hogue Cellars 2006 Genesis Syrah, Columbia Valley, $16

Hogue Cellars 2006 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $11

Hogue Cellars 2006 Genesis Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $16

Maryhill Winery 2006 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $18

Maryhill Winery 2006 Proprietor's Reserve Malbec, Columbia Valley, $30

Maryhill Winery 2006 Proprietor's Reserve Merlot, Columbia Valley, $22

Maryhill Winery 2006 Proprietor's Reserve Barbera, Columbia Valley, $24

Maryhill Winery 2007 Winemaker's Blend, Columbia Valley, $14

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2006 Zinfandel, Red Mountain, $25

Peller Estates 2007 Family Series Meritage, British Columbia, $12

Peller Estates 2007 Heritage Series Chardonnay, British Columbia, $10

Quenett 2006 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $26

Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2008 Revelation Bloc and Sorek Bloc Gruner Veltliner, Umpqua Valley, $24

Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2007 Masada Bloc Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $32

Reustle Prayer Rock Vineyards 2007 Timnah Bloc Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $26

RoxyAnn Winery 2006 Claret, Rogue Valley, $26

San Juan Vineyards 2006 Merlot, Yakima Valley, $23

San Juan Vineyards 2006 Syrah, Yakima Valley, $19

Snoqualmie Vineyards 2008 Winemaker's Select Riesling, Columbia Valley, $8

Spangler Vineyards 2007 The Terraces Petite Sirah, Southern Oregon, $35

Walter Dacon Wines 2006 C'est Syrah Magnifique Syrah, Yakima Valley, $42

Zerba Cellars 2006 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $30