Aroma: Rich blasts of black fruit predominate especially blackberry. Palate: Rich on the nose rich on the palate. Again blackberry plays the leading role. The finish is of moderate length. Tannins are just above smooth. Personality: Simply being “rich” and full bodied is not enough. I have identifiable black fruit. In other words I notContinue reading “RKS 2023 Wine: Washington State Syrah from Chateau Ste Michelle”
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RKS 2023 Wine: Does Washington Power on with Powers?
In my humble opinion you get more bang for the buck with Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington State than you get from California. For some reason Washington wineries are very skillful with their use of oak. So why not try a Powers 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon from the Columbia Valley. It has been blended with small amountsContinue reading “RKS 2023 Wine: Does Washington Power on with Powers?”
RKS Wine: Brookwalter’s 2018 Columbia Valley Red Blend from Washington State
The wines of Washington State are a bit like the wines of Lake Erie North Share in Ontario that play second fiddle to the wines of Niagara. Washington State wines play second fiddle to the wines of California. It is not a question of quality but consumer confidence or as our Liquor Control Board ofContinue reading “RKS Wine: Brookwalter’s 2018 Columbia Valley Red Blend from Washington State”
RKS Wines: Wines from Washington You Say?
There are countless states in the United States that produce wine but what we are flooded with here in Ontario is mostly Californian. Pity. The Washington I am discussing is not the home of the January 6th coup attempt. That was Washington in the District of Columbia. This is Washington State south of British ColumbiaContinue reading “RKS Wines: Wines from Washington You Say?”