Naches Heights Vineyard 2011 Two Dancers, Yakima Valley, $18

By on March 18, 2014

naches-heights-vineyard-two-dancers-labelWinemaker/grower Phil Cline enjoys pairing Syrah with Cabernet Franc, and this vintage featured a 55/45 blend that opens with aromas of black cherry, black raspberry, blueberry, Earl Grey tea and toasted oak. There’s a match on the palate, starting with a dark fruity entry and a good scrape of tannin, backed by juicy acidity to make it a well-balanced drink. This earned a silver medal at the 2014 Seattle Wine and Food Experience Wine Competition.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 294 cases

Alcohol: 14.5%

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