Westport Winery 2013 Red Willow Vineyard Lighthouse White Wine, Yakima Valley, $25

By on December 25, 2014

westport-winery-lighthouse-nv-labelDana Roberts turns Riesling and Gewurztraminer from one of Washington’s top vineyards into a tasty and tropical drink with aromas and flavors of lychee, mango and dried pineapple, which are joined by pear and peach. It’s sweet and a bit thick on the delivery with its residual sugar at 4.5%, and ample makes it a porch pounder. The on-premise Farm to Fork Restaurant suggests pairing this with their Lighthouse Salad — a cranberry and chicken salad — and a portion of the proceeds go to the Westport Maritime Museum and Lighthouse.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 63 cases

Alcohol: 12%

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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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