Washington Wine Club – September 2017

2010 Boudreaux Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon, $60

Winery info: Founded in Leavenworth (actually, off the grid in the Icicle Canyon) by Rob Newsom who credits Leonetti Cellars’ owners Gary and Chris Figgins, as well as John Abbott, formerly with Abeja Winery, for “gently guiding him to his rustic alpine wine making adventure.” Continue reading

Washington Wine Club – June 2017

2014 Force Majeure, Parabellum Bordeaux-Varietal Blend, $55

Winery info: Todd Alexander, formerly winemaker at Napa’s highly-acclaimed Bryant Family Vineyard, now crafts wines for Force Majeure, an ultra-premium winery in Woodinville specializing in estate-grown, single-vineyard Bordeaux- and Rhône-inspired wines. Continue reading

Washington Wine Club – May 2017

2012 Tranche Cellars, Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, $49.75

Winery info: Tranche is the “sister label” of Corliss Estates, which was founded in 2001 and quickly become one of the top wineries in the state, thanks to ample resources, excellent vineyard sites, and meticulous attention to detail at every stage. Continue reading