Walla Walla Vintners


Rediviva of the Stones Syrah Blend 2015

I’ll have to look at my prior notes of this wine, but this strikes me as far more acid-driven than the last bottle I had. Nose show red fruits, crushed rock, and smellable acidity. Lean, crisp, but intense. Like a real hybrid of Walla Walla and a Northern Rhone from an older days cooler vintage. It’s got good length and mouthwatering acids. A Syrah- based wine to have with some meat dish in a sauce, as opposed to a simple grilled or roasted meat. — 3 days ago

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Cayuse Vineyards

En Chamberlin Vineyard Syrah 2014

Mike R

Prefect with Memorial Day weekend ribs - structure with plump expressive personality, showing ripe and dried raspberry and blackberries, meaty with bacon fat and crushed rock tones that glide on the long finish toward vibrant tannins — 19 days ago

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B. Leighton

Gratitude Olsen Brothers Vineyard Red Blend 2017

70% Mourvedre, 25% Grenache, 5% Syrah

Tasty now, age worthy too but fruit is fantastic now
— 19 days ago

Alex, LM and 5 others liked this

No Girls Wines

La Paciencia Vineyard Syrah 2015

Shay A

I followed this over two days. For context, I love these wines (big fan of the WA funk), and it’s always really fun to compare these against the Cayuse lineup. So glad @Bill Bender introduced me to these wines a few years back.

For the price, these are such killer wines. To me, this is Cayuse but just dialed a few steps back. If you want funk, you’ve got it. If you want more elegance and floral notes, you’ve got it. On both day 1 and 2, the aromatics didn’t really change...black pepper crusted black cherries, cherry jerky, tapenade, and white pepper. What I did see change in was the palate. Day one was very coiled showing lots of underripe red and black fruits, herbs de provence and a mineral driven streak down the middle. The whole cluster green/stemmy flair is there but not overly crunchy. Really nervy and vibrant. Day two expanded the wine a bit and while the smoked meat was present, it didn’t dominate. This is where No Girls diverges for me...all the Cayuse notes are there, just dialed back. I was shocked at how tannic this was (decanted 3hrs day one, drank from bottle over an hour on day two). Hold, or decant 3+hrs. This will get even better.
— 15 days ago

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Still gotta try this.
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I’m all for No Girls the wine but I’m against it for society and my personal preferences 😏

North By Northwest (NxNW)

Walla Walla Valley Syrah 2015

John Howard

@Christine Havens said it best. Tasty. — 3 days ago

Aravind, Neil and 5 others liked this

Proper Wines

Syrah 2017

Completing a 16,17,18 vertical Syrah tasting at Proper in WW. Very bright fruit! — 5 days ago

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K Vintners

The Creator Powerline Estate Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2017

Great QPR, very refined for such a big wine, cherry and blueberry fruit with a long and balanced finish. — 6 days ago

Trixie, Jim and 1 other liked this

No Girls Wines

La Paciencia Vineyard Grenache

Wow!!! Didn’t know what to expect. Upon opening didn’t care for it. An hour later - FUNKTACULAR!!!! AMAZING. And even better with food — 14 days ago

Jason, Shay and 3 others liked this
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Saviah Cellars

Walla Walla Valley Syrah 2017

2017 Cabernet- opens up nicely- Smooth subtle hint of tobacco- Will definitely add to my locker. — 3 days ago

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Leonetti Cellar

Reserve Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend 2014

Velvety smooth, dark fruit, cassis. — 15 days ago

Alex, Byron and 14 others liked this