Cascade Cliffs 2014 Barbera, Columbia Valley, $55

By on May 23, 2016

cascade barberaThis tiny Wishram, Wash., winery excels with out-of-the-mainstream grape varieties. This 2014 Barbera opens with dark red and blue aromas and flavors lush with black cherries, blackberries and black raspberries. It finishes with crisp acidity that can easily handle herbed roast pork or duck breasts. This earned a double gold medal and best of class at the 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 448 cases

Alcohol: 15.5%

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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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