Chatte d’Avignon 2011 Grenache, Columbia Valley, $29

By on August 12, 2013

Seven of Hearts Winery produces this Grenache.This label for Seven of Hearts Winery in Carlton, Ore., pays tribute to Avignon, a city in the Rhône Valley, where Grenache is one of the most important red grapes. This delicious red opens with aromas of raspberry, strawberry-rhubarb compote and red plum. On the palate, it reveals flavors of oak, red cherry and chocolate. It’s all backed with moderate tannins and bright acidity.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 98 cases

Alcohol: 13.4%

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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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