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White Wine Tasting Notes

2021 Pinot Gris (Bottle $19 / Glass $8)

Light and refreshing white peaches, kiwi, citrus zest and white peppercorn on the nose.  Crisp, mouthwatering acidity meets Asian pears, green apples, melon, minced ginger and chamomile.  This wine is Spring and Summer in a bottle.

 

2020 Sauvignon Blanc / Sémillon (Bottle $19 / Glass $8)

Lemon grass, honeysuckle, grapefruit and pear on the nose with flavors of lemon peel, honey and honeysuckle. This wine is well balanced by bright acidity and will pair with most white meat dishes, seafood and white pizza.

88% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Sémillon

Club Members Special 50% off a case

 

2021 Barrel Select Sauvignon Blanc / Sémillon (Bottle $29 / Glass $10)

Aged in neutral oak barrels for 3 months sur lie with half barrels going through full malolactic fermentation results in a white wine with a rounder mouthfeel.  This wine displays a more ‘malic-in-nature’ lemon-lime acidity.  Lovely aromas of honeydew melon, green herbs and gold straw lead into a blend of stone fruits, citrus, sweet beeswax and cream cheese on the palate; finishing with a hint of salinity.

67% Sauvignon Blanc, 33% Sémillon

 

2021 Chardonnay (Bottle $22 / Glass $10)

Barrel fermented in neutral oak and having gone through malolactic fermentation; tropical fruits come together with citrus blossom and yellow orchard apples.  Cream, lemon curd and pie pastry mid-palate and subtle notes of crème fraiche for a bit of tartness on the finish.

 

2020 Reserve Chardonnay (Bottle $32 / Glass $10)

This medium bodied wine is aged for 7 months in new French oak featuring aromas of baked apple, white pepper and lemon zest followed by a creamy mouthfeel on the palate with buttery MLF and toasted vanilla flavors.

 

Rosé Wine Tasting Notes

 

2020 Salish Sea Rosé (Bottle $22 / Glass $8)

This dry rosé has a beautiful nose with aromas of rose petal, baked cherry, rhubarb and green apple rounding into flavors of citrus from tangerine and ripe peach. Refreshing and dry, enjoy this wine year-round with soft cheeses, chicken and salmon.

A portion of the proceeds per bottle goes to Bellevue College Coral Rejuvenation Program

Club Members Special 50% off a case – it’s easy to make this your spring and summer porch wine!

 

2021 Sweet Max Rosé (Bottle $19 / Glass $8)

Swirling aromas and flavors of juicy strawberries, peach nectar, candied pink grapefruit, fluffy cherry blossoms and cotton candy mingle with a ripping level of acidity to counterbalance the sweetness of this Rosé.  11.2% ABV and 2.84% Residual Sugar.  Perfect for sipping on a warm summer day.

Sparkling Wine Tasting Notes

 

Blanc de Blanc Brut (Bottle $32 / Glass $10)

Crafted from 100% Chardonnay grapes in the traditional Méthode Champenoise style, this wine greets you with aromas of floral bouquet and peach. Green apples and a delightful minerality sparkles on the palate continue to a fresh and dry finish gracing this elegant wine.

Brut Nature, 2 g/L RS

 

Rosé Brut (Bottle $32 / Glass $10)

A bright blend of Chardonnay and Syrah, this sparkling wine is a wonderful mix of red berries with just a hint of citrus. Created in the traditional Méthode Champenoise style, this wine will bring smiles and joy to any celebration.  Brut, 8 g/L RS

Red Wine Tasting Notes

 

2015 Le Cadeau (Bottle $29 / Glass $8)

Bold red blend displaying cedar, tobacco, mint, baking spices and stewed black fruits on the nose.  It delivers mouthwatering black cherries, black plum, bramble, soft leather and dark chocolate wrapped up in lively acidity, rich tannins and a smooth finish.

78% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Sauvignon

Club Members Special 50% off a case – at this price point, makes an even better everyday wine!

 

2017 Le Vilain Petit Canard (Bottle $26 / Glass $8)

Aromas open with blackberry, cherry cola, lilacs and black pepper. Bursting flavors of juicy black plum and blackberry tart alongside fine structured tannins. Great for a Tuesday night pizza!

38% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Petit Verdot and 12% Cabernet Franc

        

2016 Knox (Bottle $42 / Glass $12)

Our 100% Malbec displays aromas of black pepper, anise, dried herbs, red plum and cocoa powder. Palate exhibits flavors of vanilla, black currant, black cherry with medium plus acid and soft tannins.

This is a great match for steak, pork, and lamb.

 

2014 Courageux (Bottle $42 / Glass $12)

Three years in 70% new French oak culminates in developed aromas of tea leaves, leather and forest floor with flavors of dried cranberry, fig jam, strawberry/cherry compote and baking spices. The tannins have softened with bottle aging and are perfectly integrated with the wine’s acidity. This “left bank” Bordeaux-style blend is a perennial favorite of our club members.

64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot, 7% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc

 

2014 Impératrice (Bottle $42 / Glass $12)

Merlot varietal beauty shows through in this juicy and lushly elegant “right bank” blend with silky but structured tannins and bright acidity to freshen the palate. This is love and light in a bottle with bright cherry-plum fruit and pencil shavings that bring you hints of cellar age only at the finish.

86% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Franc

2016 Charlee (Bottle $42 / Glass $12)

This 100% Syrah has classic aromas of black cherry, blueberry and sassafras. This wine is smooth and well balanced with hints of fennel and chocolate on the palate.

 

2017 Vintner’s Blend (Bottle $56 / Glass $14)

Aromas of black raspberry, rose petals, plum, violet and green bell pepper merry into flavors of strawberry, brambleberry with smooth tannins on the finish. The wine comes from a blend voted on by club members from Bill’s best barrels.

46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc and 9% Petit Verdot

 

Club Only Wine Tasting Notes

 

2015 La Belle Vie (Bottle $56 / Glass $14)

Brooding aromatics of cassis, chocolate, cherry, plum and smoked almonds are woven together with black fruits, vanilla and baking spices on the palate. Well balanced with firmly structured yet smooth tannins and medium acid results in a long and memorable finish. This broad, flavorful and impressive wine begs to be shared with your best friends and those you love.

63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot

 

2016 Reserve Syrah (Bottle $56 / Glass $14)

Kir, fennel and black pepper aromatics unfurl in this luxurious wine while equally expressive flavors of baked red fruits abound. This Syrah is smooth and soft despite the powerhouse aromas and flavors.

4-years in barrel.

Flights

Enjoy three select 2 oz pours

Call a Cab (get an uber Merlot) $14

Le Cadeau - Courageux - Vintner’s Blend

Girls Night Out $12

(Named after the winemaker’s three granddaughters – ok for men to order!)

Knox (Malbec) - Charlee (Syrah) - Impératrice (Merlot)

Just Squeezed $8

Pinot Gris - Sauvignon Blanc - Rosé (dry or sweet)

Three Blind Mice $12

Pick any 3, the tags will be flipped for your blind tasting

Red, White, and Rosé $10

One of each, your choice