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Monday, May. 10, 2010

How Northwest wines fared at the 2010 Riverside International Wine Competition

How Northwest wines fared at the 2010 Riverside International Wine Competition in Southern California.

Best White Wine

JoieFarm 2009 Noble Blend, Okanagan Valley, $22

Chairman's Award (unanimous gold)

Black Box 2008 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $25

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2008 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $12

Cougar Crest Winery 2006 Reserve Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $55

Cupcake Vineyards 2008 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $14

Hogue Cellars 2008 Pinot Grigio, Columbia Valley, $10

Hyatt Vineyards 2008 Pinot Grigio, Rattlesnake Hills, $10

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2008 Reserve Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $38

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2008 Reserve Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $38

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Reserve Gruner Veltliner, Umpqua Valley, $26

San Juan Vineyards 2007 Cabernet Franc, Horse Heaven Hills, $19

Gold

Abacela 2008 Albarino, Umpqua Valley, $18

Bridgeview Vineyards 2008 Blue Moon Pinot Noir, Oregon, $20

Calona Vineyards 2008 Artist Series Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $15

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2008 Eroica Riesling, Columbia Valley, $24

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2007 Cold Creek Vineyard Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $26

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

Hogue Cellars 2007 Genesis Meritage, Columbia Valley, $16

JoieFarm 2009 Un-Oaked Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $21

Medicine Creek Winery 2006 Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $30

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2009 Sweet Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2008 Masada Bloc Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $32

Zerba Cellars 2006 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $30

Silver

Bridgeview Vineyards 2008 Blue Moon Riesling, Oregon, $9

Calona Vineyards 2009 Artist Series Gewurztraminer, Okanagan Valley, $14

Calona Vineyards 2008 Artist Series Sovereign Opal, Okanagan Valley, $14

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2009 Harvest Select Riesling, Columbia Valley, $9

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2007 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay, Horse Heaven Hills, $26

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2006 Ethos Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $38

Columbia Crest 2007 Grand Estates Merlot, Columbia Valley, $11

Columbia Crest 2007 Grand Estates Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $11

Columbia Crest 2006 Walter Clore Private Reserve, Columbia Valley, $34

Cougar Crest Winery 2006 Estate Grown Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $32

Cougar Crest Winery 2006 Legacy Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $45

Domaine Ste. Michelle NV Brut, Columbia Valley, $13

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

Dusted Valley Vintners 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $26

Dusted Valley Vintners 2007 Stained Tooth Syrah, Columbia Valley, $26

Eliseo Silva 2007 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $15

Erath Winery 2008 Pinot Noir, Oregon, $18

Erath Winery 2008 Estate Selection Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $36

Erath Winery 2008 Pinot Gris, Oregon, $14

Henry Estate 2006 Barrel Select Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $30

Hogue Cellars 2008 Genesis Viognier, Columbia Valley, $16

Hogue Cellars 2008 Genesis Riesling, Columbia Valley, $16

Hogue Cellars 2008 Late Harvest Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10

Hyatt Vineyards 2006 Syrah, Rattlesnake Hills, $10

Hyatt Vineyards 2006 Zillah Gorilla, Rattlesnake Hills, $15

JoieFarm 2008 PTG, Okanagan Valley, $30

JoieFarm 2009 Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $21

Lopez Island Vineyards 2009 Siegerrebe, Puget Sound, $23

Martin-Scott Winery 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $23

Martin-Scott Winery 2007 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $25

Martin-Scott Winery 2005 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $22

Martin-Scott Winery 2009 Peddler's White, Columbia Valley, $14

Maryhill Winery 2007 Proprietor's Reserve Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $25

Maryhill Winery 2007 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $15

Maryhill Winery 2008 Winemaker's Red, Columbia Valley, $11

Maryhill Winery 2008 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $9

Milbrandt Vineyards 2007 Estates Merlot, Wahluke Slope, $25

Milbrandt Vineyards 2008 Estates Evergreen Vineyard Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $23

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

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2009 Organic Riesling, Columbia Valley, $14

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2007 Selenium Vineyard Vin de Glacier, Columbia Valley, $14

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2008 Solstice Vineyard Dry Riesling, Yakima Valley, $20

Peller Estates 2009 Family Series Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, $13

Red Rooster Winery 2008 Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $16

Red Rooster Winery 2009 Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $16

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2008 Pishon Bloc Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $31

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2008 Timnah Bloc Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $26

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2008 Noah's Bloc/Jezreel Bloc Viognier, Umpqua Valley, $22

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Umpqua Valley, $19

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Revelation Bloc/Sorec Bloc Gruner Veltliner, Umpqua Valley, $24

San Juan Vineyards 2008 Madeleine Angevine, Puget Sound, $12

Snoqualmie Vineyards 2009 Winemaker's Select Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10

Snoqualmie Vineyards 2007 Whistle Stop Red Cab-Merlot, Columbia Valley, $10

Spangler Vineyards 2007 Terraces Petite Sirah, Southern Oregon, $30

Spangler Vineyards 2006 Reserve Syrah, Southern Oregon, $35

Spangler Vineyards 2009 Viognier, Southern Oregon, $30

Walla Walla River 2006 Syrah, Walla Walla Valley, $32

Walla Walla River 2007 Viognier, Walla Walla Valley, $20

Wedge Mountain Winery 2006 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $22

Zerba Cellars 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $30

Bronze

Brooks Wines 2008 Amycas Dry Riesling, Willamette Valley, $15

Brooks Wines 2008 Runaway White Pinot Blanc, Willamette Valley, $15

Calona Vineyards 2009 Artist Series Unoaked Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $14

Columbia Crest 2008 Grand Estates Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $11

Cougar Crest Winery 2007 Estate Viognier, Walla Walla Valley, $20

Henry Estate 2008 Pinot Grigio, Umpqua Valley, $15

Hogue Cellars 2008 Genesis Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $16

Hogue Cellars 2008 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10

Hogue Cellars 2007 Cab-Merlot, Columbia Valley, $10

Hyatt Vineyards 2006 Merlot, Rattlesnake Hills, $10

JoieFarm 2008 Reserve Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $30

JoieFarm 2009 Dry Muscat, Okanagan Valley, $21

Maryhill Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $18

Maryhill Winery 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $15

Maryhill Winery 2008 Winemaker's White, Columbia Valley, $9

Medicine Creek Winery 2006 Goose Ridge Syrah, Columbia Valley, $33

Milbrandt Vineyards 2007 Estates Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope, $25

Milbrandt Vineyards 2007 Estates Malbec, Wahluke Slope, $25

Milbrandt Vineyards 2007 Estates Syrah, Wahluke Slope, $25

Milbrandt Vineyards 2007 Estates Tasting Room Red, Wahluke Slope, $25

Pacific Rim Winemakers 2009 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10

Red Rooster Winery 2009 Rose, Okanagan Valley, $16

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Reserve Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $38

Velocity Cellars 2007 Velo, Rogue Valley, $18

Westport Winery NV Shelter from the Storm, Washington, $22

Westport Winery NV Pineapple Express, Washington, $25