Burnt Bridge Cellars 2014 Pont Brûlé Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $35

By on July 27, 2017

One of the southernmost wineries in Washington state, Burnt Bridge Cellars in Vancouver pulls from vineyards on both sides of the Oregon/Washington border in the Walla Walla Valley while constructing its delicious GSM-style blend. The Grenache (35%) comes from Upland Vineyard on Snipes Mountain in the middle of the Yakima Valley, and winemaker Ben Stuart includes Syrah (30%) from Les Collines near Walla Walla and Mourvèdre (35%) from Seven Hills near Milton-Freewater, Ore. It’s a wine redolent of blackberry jam, smoky cherry and cocoa powder in both the aromas and flavor profile, backed with spicy blueberry to make for a juicy finish.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 152 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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