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Saturday, Jun. 11, 2011

How Northwest wines fared at the 2011 L.A. International

How Northwest wines fared at the 2011 Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition in Pomona, Calif.

Gold/Best of class

Abacela 2010 Estate Albarino, Umpqua Valley, $18

Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Sovereign Opal, Okanagan Valley, $14

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

Gamache Vintners 2008 Estate Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $24

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Classic Auxerrois, Okanagan Valley, $14

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Classic Ehrenfelser, Okanagan Valley, $14

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Desert Sun, Okanagan Valley, $12

Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Character Red, Okanagan Valley, $20

Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2008 Estate Lemberger, Washington, $12

Red Rooster Winery 2010 Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, $17

Sandhill Wines 2008 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots One, Okanagan Valley, $35

Snoqualmie Vineyards 2008 Whistle Stop Red, Columbia Valley, $10

Sozo 2008 Abundant, Columbia Valley, $25

Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2009 Organic Gewurztraminer, Okanagan Valley, $20

Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2007 Organic Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, $29

Gold

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

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

Cougar Crest Estate Winery 2007 Cougar Hills Vineyard Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $35

Foris Vineyards Winery 2009 Riesling, Rogue Valley, $14

Hogue Cellars 2009 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $10

Hyatt Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rattlesnake Hills, $11

JoieFarm 2010 Muscat, Okanagan Valley, $23

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Dead of the Night, Okanagan Valley, $39

Nk'Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $25

Peller Estates Winery 2010 Private Reserve Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $16

Red Rooster Winery 2010 Viognier, Okanagan Valley, $17

Sandhill Wines 2008 Estate Vineyard Meritage, Okanagan Valley, $20

Silver Lake Winery 2009 Roza Hills Vineyard Riesling, Rattlesnake Hills, $12

Sozo 2007 Bountiful, Columbia Valley, $50

Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2007 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, $27

Tsillan Cellars 2008 Lakeside Vineyard Reserve Syrah, Lake Chelan, $28

Silver

Amelia Wynn Winery 2008 Cuvee, Columbia Valley, $25

Backyard Vineyards 2009 Zweigelt, Fraser Valley, $18

Barnard Griffin 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $17

Barnard Griffin 2009 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $17

Barnard Griffin 2009 Syrah, Columbia Valley, $17

Black Box Wines 2009 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $25

Brown Box Wines 2009 Chardonnay, Washington, $19

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2008 Estate Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, $33

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2008 Estate Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $30

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2008 Estate Meritage, Okanagan Valley, $45

Calona Vineyards 2010 Artist Series Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, $10

Cameron Hughes Wine 2010 Lot 259 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $11

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

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

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

Chateau Ste Michelle 2008 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay, Horse Heaven Hills, $24

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

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

Columbia Crest 2007 Walter Clore Private Reserve, Columbia Valley, $30

Convergence Zone Cellars 2010 Dewpoint Riesling, Columbia Valley, $17

Cougar Crest Estate Winery 2008 Viognier, Walla Walla Valley, $20

Cupcake Vineyards 2010 Riesling, Columbia Valley, $14

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

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

Emvy Cellars 2005 Seven Hills Vineyard Devotion, Walla Walla Valley, $35

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

Foris Vineyards Winery 2010 Frizzante, Rogue Valley, $14

Foris Vineyards Winery 2009 Pinot Blanc, Rogue Valley, $14

Fort Berens Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris, British Columbia, $18

Gamache Vintners 2009 Velida Viognier, Columbia Valley, $18

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Classic Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $14

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Private Reserve Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $14

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $16

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Gewurztraminer-Schonburger, Okanagan Valley, $15

Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, $26

Hester Creek Estate Winery 2008 Reserve Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $26

Hester Creek Estate Winery 2007 The Judge, Okanagan Valley, $45

Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Character White, Okanagan Valley, $20

Hogue Cellars 2010 Late Harvest Riesling,, Columbia Valley, $10

Hyatt Vineyards 2010 Riesling, Rattlesnake Hills, $11

JoieFarm 2010 A Noble Blend, Okanagan Valley, $24

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

Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington, $25

Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2010 Chenin Blanc, Washington, $15

Kiona Vineyards & Winery 2009 Riesling, Washington, $10

Laughing Stock Vineyards 2008 Portfolio, Okanagan Valley, $40

Marchesi Vineyards 2008 Giuseppe Pinot Noir, Columbia Gorge, $28

Mercer Estates 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $23

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Merlot, Okanagan Valley

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Border Vines, Okanagan Valley

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Dead of the Night, Okanagan Valley, $39

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $25

Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Paradiso Zweigelt, Fraser Valley, $16

Neck of the Woods Winery 2009 Meritage, Okanagan Valley, $19

Nk'Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, $30

Nk'Mip Cellars 2009 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, $30

Nk'Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, $30

Nk'Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Meritage, Okanagan Valley, $30

Nk'Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $16

Noble Ridge Vineyard 2010 White blend, Okanagan Valley, $18

Northstar 2007 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $41

Obelisco Estate Wines 2008 Malbec, Red Mountain, $29

Peller Estates Winery 2009 Private Reserve Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $18

Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery 2008 Obra-Prima, Okanagan Valley, $35

Red Rooster Winery 2010 Dry Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $16

Red Rooster Winery 2010 Rose, Okanagan Valley, $16

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

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 2010 Estate Riesling, Umpqua Valley, $21

Roza Ridge 2008 Malbec, Rattlesnake Hills, $20

Roza Ridge 2006 Shray, Rattlesnake Hills, $15

Roza Ridge 2008 Roadside Market Red, Rattlesnake Hills, $15

Sake One NV Junmai Ginjo Sake, Oregon, $12

Sandhill Wines 2008 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots Malbec, Okanagan Valley, $30

Sandhill Wines 2008 Small Lots Single Block Estate Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $35

Sandhill Wines 2009 Phantom Creek Vineyard Small Lots Syrah, Okanagan Valley, $40

Sandhill Wines 2008 Estate Vineyard Syrah, Okanagan Valley, $22

Sandhill Wines 2008 Small Lots Estate Two, Okanagan Valley, $35

Sandhill Wines 2010 King Family Vineyard Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, $19

Sandhill Wines 2010 Osprey Ridge Vineyard Small Lots Viognier, Okanagan Valley, $25

Snoqualmie Vineyards 2009 Naked Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $12

South Stage Cellars 2007 Alchemy, Rogue Valley, $34

Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2009 Organic Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $20

Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2007 Riesling Ice Wine, Okanagan Valley, $55

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

Tinhorn Creek 2009 Oldfield Series 2Bench White, Okanagan Valley, $23

Township 7 Winery 2009 Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $20

Tsillan Cellars 2008 Lakeside Vineyard Syrah, Lake Chelan, $28

Whitestone Winery 2007 Cabernet Franc, Columbia Valley, $24

Whitestone Winery 2007 Merlot, 2007, 0-$29.99, Columbia Valley, $26

Whitestone Winery 2007 Pieces of Red, Columbia Valley, $17

Bronze

Brown Box Wines 2008 Merlot, Washington, $19

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2008 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, $38

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery 2008 Estate Syrah, Okanagan Valley, $35

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

Columbia Crest 2009 Grand Estates Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, $12

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

Domaine Ste Michelle NV Brut, Columbia Valley, $13

Foris Vineyards Winery 2008 Maple Ranch Pinot Noir, Rogue Valley, $28

Foris Vineyards Winery 2009 Pinot Gris, Rogue Valley, $14

Fort Berens Estate Winery 2009 Cabernet Franc, British Columbia, $25

Fort Berens Estate Winery 2009 Meritage, British Columbia, $28

Gamache Vintners 2007 Estate Merlot, Columbia Valley, $24

Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery 2010 Dry Rock Vineyard Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $14

Girardet 2008 14 Vines, Umpqua Valley, $14

Girardet 2009 Chardonnay, Umpqua Valley, $14

Gouger Cellars 2009 Blend 829 Cabernet Sauvignon, Washington, $36

Gouger Cellars 2009 Blend 903, Washington, $36

Hester Creek Estate Winery 2009 Pinot Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $16

Hester Creek Estate Winery 2010 Pinot Gris, Okanagan Valley, $17

Hogue Cellars 2008 Red Table Wine, Columbia Valley, $10

Hogue Cellars 2009 Gewurztraminer, Columbia Valley, $10

Hogue Cellars 2009 Genesis Riesling, Columbia Valley, $16

John Michael Champagne Cellars 2004 Artist Series Blanc de Noir, Applegate Valley, $40

JoieFarm 2010 Un-Oaked Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $23

JoieFarm 2010 Rose, Okanagan Valley, $21

Marchesi Vineyards 2009 Valentino Primitivo, Columbia Valley, $25

Marchesi Vineyards 2008 Cereja, Columbia Valley, $29

Mercer Estates 2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley, $14

Mercer Estates 2009 Riesling, Yakima Valley, $14

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Syrah, Okanagan Valley, $25

Moon Curser Vineyards 2009 Border Vines, Okanagan Valley

Nk'Mip Cellars 2008 Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $20

Nk'Mip Cellars 2009 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, $20

Nk'Mip Cellars 2008 Qwam Qwmt Syrah, Okanagan Valley, $35

Nk'Mip Cellars 2009 Riesling, Okanagan Valley, $18

Nk'Mip Cellars 2010 Qwam Qwmt Riesling Ice Wine, Okanagan Valley, $60

Noble Ridge Vineyard 2009 Chardonnay, Okanagan Valley, $24

Noble Ridge Vineyard 2007 Meritage, Okanagan Valley, $30

Noble Ridge Vineyard 2007 Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley, $28

Noble Ridge Vineyard 2009 Pinot Grigio, Okanagan Valley, $19

Nodland Cellars 2007 Avant-Garde Carmenere, Walla Walla Valley, $28

Obelisco Estate Wines 2008 Meritage, Red Mountain, $29

Peller Estates Winery 2009 Family Series Merlot, British Columbia, $14

Peller Estates Winery 2008 Private Reserve Syrah, British Columbia, $20

Peller Estates Winery 2009 Family Series Chardonnay, British Columbia, $13

Peller Estates Winery 2009 Family Series Pinot Blanc, British Columbia, $13

Peller Estates Winery 2008 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Okanagan Valley, $20

Peller Estates Winery 2009 Family Select Sauvignon Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $10

Red Rooster Winery 2009 Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $19

Red Rooster Winery 2010 Gewurztraminer, Okanagan Valley, $16

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

Roza Ridge 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rattlesnake Hills, $15

Roza Ridge 2006 Merlot, Rattlesnake Hills, $15

Roza Ridge 2008 Petit Verdot, Rattlesnake Hills, $20

SakeOne NV G Joy Genshu, Oregon, $20

Sandhill Wines 2008 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Small Lots Barbera, Okanagan Valley, $30

Sandhill Wines 2008 Sandhill Estate Vineyard Small Lots Petit Verdot, Okanagan Valley, $30

Sandhill Wines 2010 Estate Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc, Okanagan Valley, $19

Silver Lake Winery 2008 Merlot, Rattlesnake Hills, $14

Silver Lake Winery 2009 Chardonnay, Rattlesnake Hills, $12

Sky River Mead NV Raspberry Honey Wine, Washington, $14

Sozo 2007 Generosity, Columbia Valley, $25

Spangler Vineyards 2008 Claret, Southern Oregon, $28

Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Cipes Brut, Okanagan Valley, $25

Summerhill Pyramid Winery NV Cipes Brut Rose, Okanagan Valley, $30

Summerhill Pyramid Winery 2007 Organic Merlot, Okanagan Valley, $30

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

Sun River Vintners 2007 Red Table Wine, Yakima Valley, $25

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

Three Thieves Bandit 2009 Riesling, Washington, $9

Township 7 Winery 2007 Reserve 7, Okanagan Valley, $35

Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Dry Gewurztraminer, Lake Chelan, $16

Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Gewurztraminer, Lake Chelan, $15

Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Dry Riesling, Lake Chelan, $16

Tsillan Cellars 2009 Estate Riesling, Lake Chelan, $18

Westport Winery NV Little Wild Blackberry, Washington, $25

Whitestone Winery 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley, $28