Ryan Patrick 2015 Rosé, Columbia Valley, $12

By on May 2, 2016

ryan patrick roseBest Buy! This Milbrandt brothers/Flanagan family project bills its 2015 rosé as Rhône-styled, which fits because its 80% Syrah. Made from grapes grown in the Columbia Valley, it displays aromas of pomegranate and ruby grapefruit, then offers flavors of strawberry, rhubarb and more grapefruit. It’s a delightful warm-weather sipper perfect for a weekend on the deck. This earned a gold medal at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition for winemaker Jeremy Santo.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 500 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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