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Monday, May. 09, 2011

How Northwest wines fared at the 2011 Riverside International Wine Competition

How Northwest wines fared at the 2011 Riverside International Wine Competition, held May 4-6 in Temecula, Calif.

Best rose

JoieFarm 2010 Pinot Noir Rose, Okanagan Valley, $21

Chairman's Award/unanimous gold

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2009 Eroica Riesling, Columbia Valley, $24

Lake Chelan Winery 2008 River's Bend Estate Syrah, Columbia Valley, $35

Gold

Abacela 2010 Albarino, Umpqua Valley, $18

Columbia Crest 2007 Grand Estates Merlot, Columbia Valley, $12

Cougar Crest Winery 2007 Cougar Hills Vineyard Cabernet Franc, Walla Walla Valley, $36

Gamache Vintners 2007 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $28

Hyatt Vineyards 2008 Roza Ridge Malbec, Rattlesnake Hills, $20

JoieFarm 2010 A Noble Blend, Okanagan Valley, $24

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2004 Reserve Sangiovese, Red Mountain, $25

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2010 Reserve Dry Riesling, Red Mountain, $15

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2008 Chenin Blanc Ice Wine, Red Mountain, $25

Martin-Scott Winery 2008 Raven Ridge Red, Columbia Valley, $23

Maryhill Winery 2008 Proprietor's Reserve Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $20

Milbrandt Vineyards 2009 Traditions Riesling, Columbia Valley, $13

San Juan Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Yakima Valley, $20

San Juan Vineyards 2010 Les Vignes DeMarcoux Vineyard Riesling, Yakima Valley, $14

Spangler Vineyards 2006 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Southern Oregon, $30

Spangler Vineyards 2008 Petit Verdot, Southern Oregon, $38

Swiftwater Cellars 2010 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $18

Treveri Cellars NV Sparkling Riesling, Columbia Valley, $17

Silver

Brooks Wines 2008 Amycas, Willamette Valley, $15

Brooks Wines 2008 Janus Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley, $35

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2009 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $9

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2010 Harvest Select Riesling, Columbia Valley, $9

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2008 Cold Creek Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $30

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2007 Ethos Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $38

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2008 Canoe Ridge Merlot, Horse Heaven Hills, $28

Columbia Crest 2008 Grand Estates Amitage, Columbia Valley, $12

Cougar Crest Winery 2007 Cougar Hills Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $38

Cupcake Vineyards 2009 Dry Riesling, Columbia Valley, $14

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

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

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

Eola Hills Wine Cellars 2008 LaCreole Reserve Merlot, Oregon, $25

Erath Winery 2009 Pinot Noir, Oregon, $18

Gamache Vintners 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $28

Gamache Vintners 2007 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $24

Gamache Vintners 2008 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $24

Hyatt Vineyards 2006 Roza Ridge Syrah, Rattlesnake Hills, $11

Hyatt Vineyards 2008 Zinfandel, Rattlesnake Hills, $15

JoieFarm 2010 Unoaked Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $23

Kestrel Vintners 2010 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Gorge, $15

Kestrel Vintners 2007 Meritage, Yakima Valley, $60

Kestrel Vintners 2007 Mourvedre, Yakima Valley, $40

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2006 Estate Zinfandel, Red Mountain, $25

Lake Chelan Winery 2008 Chardonnay Ice Wine, Columbia Valley, $40

Madsen Family Cellars 2007 Cabernet Franc, Washington, $28

Market Vineyards 2007 Basis Points, Columbia Valley, $39

Martin-Scott Winery 2006 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $19

Maryhill Winery 2008 Sangiovese, Columbia Valley, $17

Maryhill Winery 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $17

Maryhill Winery 2008 Proprietor's Reserve Malbec, Columbia Valley, $25

Maryhill Winery 2008 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $25

Maryhill Winery 2008 Malbec, Columbia Valley, $17

Mercer Estates 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $23

Mercer Estates 2008 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $23

Milbrandt Vineyards 2008 Traditions Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $15

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Pishon Bloc Pinot Noir, Umpqua Valley, $31

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Timnah Bloc Tempranillo, Umpqua Valley, $26

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

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Masada Bloc Syrah, Umpqua Valley, $32

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2009 Golgotha Bloc Malbec, Umpqua Valley, $28

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2010 Estate Gruner Veltliner, Umpqua Valley, $24

San Juan Vineyards 2010 Siegerrebe, Puget Sound, $15

San Juan Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Franc, Horse Heaven Hills, $19

San Juan Vineyards 2008 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $19

Snoqualmie Vineyards 2008 Whistle Stop Red Cab-Merlot, Columbia Valley, $10

Sun River Vintners 2008 Desert Hills Vineyard Merlot, Yakima Valley, $50

Sun River Vintners 2008 Smasne Vineyard Gewurztraminer, Yakima Valley, $15

Treveri Cellars NV Sparkling Pinot Gris, Columbia Valley, $15

Wedge Mountain Winery 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $28

Whidbey Island Winery 2010 Rose, Yakima Valley, $15

Zerba Cellars 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Walla Walla Valley, $30

Zerba Cellars 2007 Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $30

Zerba Cellars 2007 Petit Verdot, Walla Walla Valley, $38

Bronze

Cascadia Winery 2010 Roussanne, Columbia Valley, $18

Cascadia Winery 2009 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $12

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2008 Canoe Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon, Horse Heaven Hills, $28

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2007 Artist Series Meritage, Columbia Valley, $50

Cliff Creek Cellars 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Southern Oregon, $25

Columbia Crest 2008 Grand Estates Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $12

Cougar Crest Winery 2007 Dedication Four, Walla Walla Valley, $20

Eola Hills Wine Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir, Oregon, $14

Eola Hills Wine Cellars 2008 LaCreole Reserve Pinot Noir, Oregon, $30

Eola Hills Wine Cellars 2005 LBV, Oregon, $22

Eola Hills Wine Cellars 2009 Zinfandel, Lodi, $14

Glaser Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris, Umpqua Valley, $18

Hedges Family Estate 2008 Three Vineyards, Red Mountain, $25

Hyatt Vineyards 2010 Riesling, Rattlesnake Hills, $11

Hyatt Vineyards 2008 Roza Ridge Petit Verdot, Rattlesnake Hills, $20

JoieFarm 2010 Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $23

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2009 Riesling, Washington, $10

Kiona Vineyards Winery 2009 Late Harvest Riesling, Columbia Valley, $15

Madsen Family Cellars 2008 Othello, Columbia Valley, $30

Market Vineyards 2007 Benchmark Merlot, Columbia Valley, $35

Market Vineyards 2007 Arbitrage Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $49

Maryhill Winery 2008 Proprietor's Reserve Syrah, Columbia Valley, $25

Maryhill Winery 2008 Proprietor's Reserve Meritage, Columbia Valley, $36

Maryhill Winery 2008 Proprietor's Reserve Merlot, Columbia Valley, $25

Maryhill Winery 2008 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $17

Maryhill Winery 2008 Zinfandel, Columbia Valley, $25

Mercer Estates 2009 Riesling, Yakima Valley, $14

Milbrandt Vineyards 2009 Traditions Pinot Grigio, Columbia Valley, $13

Milbrandt Vineyards 2008 Traditions Merlot, Columbia Valley, $15

Northwest Cellars 2009 Adagio, Columbia Valley, $18

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2010 Reserve Gruner Veltliner, Umpqua Valley, $26

Reustle-Prayer Rock Vineyards 2010 Estate Riesling, Umpqua Valley, $21

Saint Laurent Estate Winery NV Syrah rose, Wahluke Slope, $15

Saint Laurent Estate Winery 2009 Malaga Estate Vineyards Riesling, Columbia Valley, $12

San Juan Vineyards 2009 Madeleine Angevine, Puget Sound, $12

Sky River Meadery NV Dry Mead, Washington, $15

Spangler Vineyards 2009 Grenache, Southern Oregon, $38

Spangler Vineyards 2009 The Terraces Petite Sirah, Southern Oregon, $30

Spangler Vineyards 2008 Meritage, Southern Oregon, $25

Sun River Vintners 2008 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Nebbiolo, Horse Heaven Hills, $50

Westport Winery 2009 Going Coastal Gewurztraminer Sparkling, Washington, $35

Whidbey Island Winery 2008 Sangiovese, Washington, $19

Zerba Cellars 2008 Dolcetto, Walla Walla Valley, $30

Zerba Cellars 2008 Grenache, Walla Walla Valley, $38

Zerba Cellars 2008 Malbec, Walla Walla Valley, $38