Lone Canary Winery a Highlight of Spokane Tour

September 26th, 2005

For the next three weeks I’d like to take you to some Spokane wineries that I visited last month. First up is nullLone Canary Winery, with winemaker Mike Scott at the helm. Scott’s 2004 Sauvignon Blanc (about $10) is one of the better wines of this varietal that I’ve tried as of late. It exhibits lots of melon flavors and a gentle, citrus finish. At this price it’s an absolute steal.

Red wine offerings include the generically named non-vintage Red (about $13), 2002 Rouge (about $20) and 2003 Rosso (about $20). But don’t let the names fool you. Each of these wines is a beautiful blend of three varietals with generous and complex fruit flavors.

My favorite of the three is the Rouge, a combination of Cabernet, Merlot and Cabernet Franc that displays dark plum flavors backed by a touch of mocha. Spicy oak notes on the finish are accompanied by soft tannins. Delicious!

For future reference, look for the 2005 Barbera, which will be released next year. I was fortunate enough to try one of the last bottles on the planet of the 2004 vintage, which has already sold out to the public. The ’04 was an explosion of berry flavors. Hopefully the ’05 can follow in its footsteps.

Scott’s take on his own wines may be viewed as brash by some and self-confident by others. He notes that if we don’t like his wine to, “bring it back and I’ll drink it.” Not to worry, Mike. Your wines are terrific. We’ll help you drink them.

Lone Canary wines are available in the wine section of local grocers or can be ordered online at www.lonecanary.com.

Wine Class at BTC

September 24th, 2005

2:30 to 4:30pm – We’ll be tasting 3 varieties each of Syrah and Viognier from the Northwest and around the world. Click on the “Wine Classes” Page for more information.

Shiraz

September 21st, 2005

Ebenezer, Barossa Valley 2001 (about $30): This wine is cram-packed with dark berry flavors and plenty of spice. Because of the limited quantities you won’t find it in stores, but they do serve it at Stars restaurant at Resort Semiahmoo.

More additional information, please refer to the Category, “Bellingham Herald Articles” for the October 17, 2005 posting on the Barossa Valley.

Viognier: A Wine to Watch

September 19th, 2005

Enjoying Viognier

Viognier has a reputation for being a bit difficult to grow. But I’ve spoken with several winemakers and they really feel that this isn’t entirely true.

One of the reasons more Viognier hasn’t been grown might be because it has comparatively low yields. Low yields = less wine produced = less profit potential.

But consumers are really beginning to take a liking to this wonderfully fragrant and flavorful dry white wine. And winemakers are paying attention, because sales are increasing.

This is a classic example of where consumer demand helps to dictate what’s going on the market. The more we say, “we like this wine and we want to see more of it,” the more winemakers are going to produce.

The bottom line: Look for increased selection of Viognier from Northwest labels in the next several years. Many of you like it and winemakers are listening.

Stephenson Cellars Producing Some Awesome Red Wines

September 19th, 2005

Added note: Stephenson Cellars 2003 Cabernet received a double gold at the Tri-Cities Wine Festival on November 12, 2005.

I first discovered Stephenson’s wines at the Temple Bar in Bellingham last year and was thoroughly impressed. This is a winemaker who is really on top of his game, producing some awesome red wines that are well crafted, complex and packed with mouth-watering flavors.

His current releases include the 2002 Syrah (about $28). This is a beautifully balanced wine with just the right amounts of dark cherry fruit, spice and a delicate smoky, earthy quality that make it resemble more of an Old World style Syrah.

Also available is the 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon (about $32). Stephenson calls this a lighter Cabernet, but I think it’s loaded with plenty of character. Blueberry aromas lead to red currant and cherry flavors with a serious layer of chocolate and mocha on the finish. This is one wine that commands your attention.

Stephenson Cellars wines can be purchased in Bellingham at The Vines and the Zephyr Bistro and are also served at the Oyster Bar and Cliff House restaurants.

Next Page »

Powered by WordPress

sac nexium 40mg ponstel pill shortage pinamox uses for coconut duetact delivery uk customer reviews about duprost zetia 10 mg walmart comprar seroquel espan~a nolvadex canada supplier brand viagra shipped overnight from usa flomist spray bystolic canadan provider insulin pump supplies elocon ointment no prescription erectalis paypal account walgreens pharmacy locations new orleans buy cialis mexican pharmacies viagra generique inde best pet meds online low dose accutane how long does it take for a liver biopsy to be resulted generics for nexium prednisone online in usa orlistat 60 mg canada norvasc pill shop discount code cleocin gel overnight delivery acquistare chloroquine in italia eulexin medication list viagra professional amazon where in las vegas can i buy viagra non prescription buspar allopurinol dosage strengths best price on levitra canada wellbutrin xl no prescription online amoxil susp 250 mg promethazine hcl syrup generic lexapro 20mg lasix lowest price generic viagra from us pharmacy benicar hct side effects webmd amoxil uk sale cialis pills fast delivery canada drugs aciclovir with prescription expiration date on cialis pill will bactrim treat chlamydia generic prednisone 20mg side effects of betoptic overseas pharmacy no prescription femcare adult 25mg strattera tamsulosin hcl 0.4 mg side effects ephedraxin on the internet cheap fertomid no prescription betnovate wanted online review generic viagra generique nasonex side effects metrogel 0.75 coupon eltroxin tablets 50mcg generic singulair prices hct hotel chalet de tradition how long does it take for levlen ed to be effective mobic 7.5mg information wellbutrin xl order 125 mg of synthroid viagra in america kamagra jelly uk paypal cialis 5mg daily reviews cheapest propecia finasteride ponstel medication cost lisinopril 2.5 mg interactions where can i order vermox cialis 5 mg compresse prilosec generic prescription minocycline 100 mg capsules for dogs cheap chloromycetin pills doxycycline hcl 100mg tegretol withdrawal symptoms buy viagra online europe buy zovirax capsules epratenz dox metformin 500mg sweeting warfarin coumadin side effects symptoms order disulfiram online lisinopril ramipril cheapest online vouchers, viagra ciproxin 500 mg nebivolol hydrochloride nursing considerations generic viagra next day delivery dostinex side effects patients buy wellbutrin with no prescription can i get prevacid clenbuterol side effects dosage prednisone 20 mg msds viagra online serios diflucan dosage treatment generic viagra abra can u buy viagra online terramycin ophthalmic ointment for dogs crestor rosuvastatin 10mg price aurochem pharmaceuticals (i) pvt. ltd venta generico viagra what is imovane medicationinderal pletal cilostazol classification nosipren lowest price differin gel 0.3 for wrinkles generic lexapro 40 mil doxycycl hyc cap 50mg macrobid antibiotic 100mg side effects viagra vs cialis vs levitra samples buy viagra uae kamagra 100mg buy wholesale cialis 40 mg cialis canada order fastesr shipment cipro 500mg 127 buy cialis sublingual online usa clorhidrato de amantadina mecanismo de accion 145 cials brand imovane zopiclone drug generic amaryl dosage 5 mg lexapro diazepam 10mg tablets prescription drugs 24 fast delivery ivermectin without a prescription prednisone for pets erectalis tadalafil cialis taking 2500 mg metformin mexican pharmacy oxycontin cataflam 50mg side effects enalapril maleate for dogs meclizine 25 mg for vertigo cialis english best canadian pharmacies started clomid 100mg speedy rx drugs 1000 games andkon arcade purchasing antidepressants online ciprofloxaciclina prices in the uk cialis no prescription montreal altace lawsuit canada prednisone 10 mg online buy lotensin 40 mg tablet online fexofenadine 180 mg cvs inhouse pharmacy uk cost of mircette birth control pillsmobic cialis 20 mg yorumlar buying betoptic in manchester neurontin on line in the india can i double my dose of claritin meclizine 25 mg tablet side effects cheap levaquin 40 mg buy levitra cheap in the usa buy ashwagandha bulk prednisone pack 40 mg bupropion hcl xl 150mg side effects how to take ginseng extract buspar 100 mg prospect viagra 100mg how to take lasix 40 mg atacand drug canadian pharmacy vigamox prednisolone eye drops side effects order ditropan cheap sominex reviews pharmacy escrow shut down 20mg prednisone taper perlutex catalina levitra 20mg walmart pentrexyl mexico healthcare provider shelf life of neurontin biaxin clarithromycin mechanism of action terramycin ointment for cats olanzapine side effects dose foro levitra genericos cheap china cialis cialis generico monterrey overnight cialis in us tadalafil 20 mg cheap do crabs fart authorized generic for synthroid indapamide 1.25 mg tab mylan best price tadapox amoxicillin for sinus infection during pregnancy canadian plavix price diovan hct coupon discount betnesol injection epharmacy online games levitra drug classification zithromax gonorrhea 3000mg diarex over the couter celebrex dosage dose side effects sildegra price of silver levitra expiration date 2 5 mg cialis without prescription amsa fast orlistat como se toma low price accutane order buy generic viagra online mastercard asacol 400 mg mesalamine the mentat mantra generic cialis chews diflucan 150 mg bugiardino amoxil suspension online verapamil plantar fibromatosis buy cialis 100 procalisx reviewed by cialis 20mg beschreibung lisinopril 20 mg 100 cialis 5 mg original amoxil bencard 500 mg cipro 500 mg valor insurance auto auctions westchester il nexium generic equivalent furacin pomada indicaciones healthy man complaints donormyl sleeping pills moduretic side effects uk erectalis 20 mg adderall generico de synthroid what is the active ingredient in alavert free sample trial viagra salbutamol on line synthroid v generic no prescription uroxatral antivert australia pharmacy can you buy acai berry diet pills at walmart risperdal pill shortage atrovent hfa inhaler 12.9gm methotrexate brand name india lesofat reviews nitrospray kaufen order zerit online is generic viagra real best price on generic viagra viagra buy malta cialis online 40 mg brand viagra buy on line benoquin cream for sale cleocin t lotion pharmaceutical council of nigeria trittico e muscoril maxman capsules uk cialis em portugal cialis sold online new cialis canadian online pharmacy for kytril best place buy levlen pct is there a generic for actos diabetes side effects of crestor buy shuddha guggulu tablets online combivent nebulizer albuterol erythromycin 250 mg price losartan side effects mayo clinic extenze free sample pack ht day 5 clomid 100mg premarin cheap gynopharm estrotab 1mg buy cialis jelly flexeril side effects in men lasix 500mg tabs toradol on the internet asacol diverticulitis reviews rhinathiol syrup indication where can i buy blopress where to buy live mealworms doxylamine succinate pregnancy canadian pharmacy asthma inhalers decadron reviews and dosage buy aleve bulk buy propecia online in singapore tetracycline shortage reason is there a generic for actos diabetes cleocin cream for yeast infection 50 mg diflucan cialis com 5 mg buy eurax paypal can a wellbutrin overdose kill you generic lipitor for sale on line over the counter cholestoplex canada meds no prescription cipro 500 mg treatment which online pharmacies use cipla amantadine comt order brand name synthroid keppra coupons cheap dog meds canada endep order online exelon corp jobs elsalvador pharmacy sunsuria avenue kota damansara map levitra sale 5mg lasix generic dosage antabuse for sale viagra online indonesia tetracycline dosage rosacea find viagra singapore clozaril dosage schedule buy propranolol with no prescriptions hk buy viagra indian allegra kanthaswamy join xenical diet pt buy prednisone without kamagra gold 100 view topic buy cheap adalat clomid success rates first cycle viamax power coffee for male levitra online receptfritt tadalfil 20mg buy viagra online overnight euroclinix uk yahoo lisinopril no prescription compare prices generic cialis 4rx online pharmaciy no 1 canadian pharmacy buy mestinon online cheap brand levitra sales tetracycline 500mg no prescription mometasone furoate ointment usp .1 levitra online budapest zoloft generic color roaccutane greece is valtrex prescription only celexa online pharmacy finpecia canada allpills net baytril for rats for sale duloxetine dosage uk where to purchase plendil buy flagyl online no prescription canada online buy unisom neurontin tablets price bonadoxina medicamento inyectable grifulvin v pill shortage purchase viagra melbourne buy pure hyaluronic acid serum drogist online viagra cheap flagyl online 40 mg of nexium my twitter stats lexapro prescriptions online what is the retail price of viagra lithium medication brands salzarex pharmaceuticals order glyset online viagra price in karachi generic augmentin dosage aleve coupons printable 2012 perlutex caterpillar cialis red erythromycin estolate 250mg amoxil online paypal propranolol actavis 40 mg evista pill canadian lexapro generic reviews periactin canada cialis 5 mg kaufen buy cytotec canada pharmacy clonazepam kamagra price in malaysia online india generic drugs order tetracycline 250mg rest el bohio ciales ciales mirtazapine 15 mg comprar vasotec portugal zyloprim tablets 40mg buy promethazine w codeine syrup online buspar brand online pharmacy buy viagra alberta vyvanse 40 mg street price buy paroxetine online uk order misoprostol cytotec cheap vasotec 20 mg accutane results patients buy viagra out of us amoxil 400 generic bupropion xl rxlist retirides 0 1 crema marfil toy cockapoo puppies for sale in michigan syrup augmentin duo ventolin buy with paypal thalidomide multiple myeloma dexamethasone zovirax cream 5 generic raymeds reviews of fifty can you buy lexapro 10 mg renagel vs renvela clavupen 100mg to g ampicillin sulbactam side effects cytotec online seller erexin reviews how much does generic flonase cost viagra delivered to your door retirides 0 025 in fractions form cost for cialis from walmart when to start taking clomid ritalin dosage in adults for narcolepsy are there any over the counter pills for yeast infection is tretinoin 0,05 available over the counter pregnant man video updates on cfc free primatene mist replacement drugstore cowboy full movie cipro 500 mg bayer xenical in united states buy medicine from cannada orlistat navidoxine medicine shoppe tadalafil prices discount generic propecia from india macrobid for uti while breastfeeding 500mg cipro strep arimidex breast cancer side effects regenon retard lisinopril 30 mg price does viagra make you bigger levitra 20mg uk purchase letrozol diclofenac gel 10 mg ceftin ordering online pharmacy advair diskus coupon free betacin medication side pet medication without prescriptions propranolol order online how much does viagra cost on the nhs medrol 16 mg para que se usa all pain pills list kamagra chewable atrovent tablets price periactin 4 mg compresse erectalis cipla easerectionserlamycetin can i make tegretol sale vrdrug online pharmacy captopril renal scan hypertension crestor rosuvastatina tabletas tretinoin 0,025 online pharmacy uk generic drug cialis generic zoloft ingredients 500 mg tetracycline hydrochloride arimidex for men dosage zyprexa for anxiety reviews zithromax online ordering buy kamagra fedex buying pills onlinr that take paypal nexium 20 mg notice fertomid 25mg expiration du brevet de cialis acticin discount code cardizem cd drug classification lidocaine hydrochloride jelly usp 2 used for cordarone shop net cialis lilly 800mg cipro antibiotic no perscription canada 365pills complaints against doctors clopidogrel side effects stroke gsk amoxil 500 mg advair coupons $20 advair coupon over the counter zantac syrup paxil side effects medication buying brisbane viagra cheap levitra 40mg westhroid medication reviews cefaclor 250 mg capsule is tretinoin 0,05 available over the counter overnite pharmacy 4 u best place to buy inderal cipro 500 mg treatment buy toradol injection online flonase side effects children anxiety disorder nos canadian pharmacy prinivil cialis 5 buy a viagra pills how do i receive free viagra trials diazepam 2mg street value lumigan eye drops coupons kamagrafast crookshanks doxycycline mono 150 mg wellbutrin doses for quitting smoking walgreens employee website employee benefits buspar without a prescription cheap zofran online lasix dosage generic minoxidil reviews in india zoloft 50 mg daily lexapro withdrawal 5mg erythromycin medicine bottle buy doxycycline 20 mg 100mg viagra split bupropion hcl recommended dosage erectile dysfunction drugs injection retin a cream buy online costco flovent cialis lilly 800mg generic nootropil buy canada lasix generic dosage cialis dosage lipitor online no prescription jean coutu viagra mircette birth control cost plavix patient assistance application form viagra 15 mg xenical price in dubai nexium 40 mg 0800 levitra 20 mg wirkungsdauer can you snort meloxicam accutanewithoutprescription.net lisinopril 40 mg 4214 buy cialis without a script