Helix by Reininger 2008 StoneTree SoRhô, Columbia Valley, $33

By on April 7, 2013

Washington wineWinemaker Chuck Reininger included Mourvèdre (42%), Grenache (31%) and Cinsault from StoneTree Vineyard on the warm Wahluke Slope for this Southern Rhône style of red blend. It opens with aromas of ripe plum, nutmeg, black olive and red cherry, followed by juicy, hedonistic flavors of pomegranate and red cherry, all backed with lively acidity and moderate tannins.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 300 cases

Alcohol: 14.4%

Distribution: Tasting room and wine club

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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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