Garofalo Family Winery 2010 Vino Rosso, Columbia Valley, $16

By on May 5, 2014

garThis food-friendly blend of Sangiovese (60%), Merlot (35%) and Cabernet Franc marks the first commercial bottling released by this young Walla Walla Valley winery. The brickish-tinged wine brings aromas of sour cherry, plum, brambleberry, leafiness and saddle leather. On the palate, it features Bing cherry and plum, laced with pomegranate acidity and Western serviceberry chalkiness. The wine is available at Walla Walla grocery stores, appears as a glass pour at famed Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant and via the winery.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 125 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

Winery website

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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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