Indian Creek Winery 2012 Tempranillo, Snake River Valley, $22

By on October 29, 2014

Indian Creek Winery 2012 Tempranillo labelSecond-generation vintner Tammy Stowe-McClure and her winemaking husband, Mike, have one of the most loyal followings in the Pacific Northwest, not just Idaho. Their Tempranillo from Skyline Vineyard — the state’s largest site — makes for a delicious red that’s filled with notes of black cherry, mocha and vanilla amid a solid and juicy structure. It earned a silver medal at the 2014 Idaho Wine Competition, so heat up the paella pan.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 200 cases

Alcohol: 13%

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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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