KLIPSUN VINEYARDS, Red Mountain AVA, Benton County, Washington, USA

   (Klipsun is Chinook Indian Jargon for sunset)

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A list of useful links and recent magazine article reprints is also provided.  Please see our Verjus project, and the latest edition, the eKlipse page.

    (Data last updated on January 18, 2014)

2013 Finally a normal year

        Alexander the Grape:   Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon    Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon    Syrah
        Andrew Rich Vintner:    Syrah
        Apollini:    Nebbiolo
        Arbor Brook:    Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Avennia:   Merlot
        Barrister Winery:   Sauvignon Blanc
        Betz Family Winery:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Col Solare:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon   ???
        Covington Cellars:   Semillon   Sauvignon Blanc    Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        DeLille Cellars:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Duckhorn Wine Company:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Malbec
        Dunham Cellars:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Efeste:    Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah
        Fidelitas Wines:   Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon
        Forgeron Cellars:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Gorman Winery:    Syrah   Malbec
        Guardian Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Januik Winery:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        JM Cellars:    Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah
        L'Ecole No 41: Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Mark Ryan Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Maryhill Winery:  Merlot    Syrah
        Northstar Winery:  Merlot   ???
        Pamplin Family Winery:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Pomun Cellars:  Merlot    Syrah
        Precept Wines:   Syrah   Malbec
        Purple Star Wines:   Merlot
        Quilceda Creek: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Remy Wines:   Nebbiolo
        R. Stuart & Co.: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Ross Andrew Winery:  Merlot
        Seven Hills Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Solena Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Soos Creek Wine Cellars: Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Sparkman Cellars:   Cabernet Sauvignon   Malbec
        Stevens Winery:  Merlot
        Three Rivers Winery: Semillon
        Va Piano:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Waterbrook:   Merlot

2012 Hotter

        Alexander the Grape:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon    Syrah    Semillon   ????
        Andrew Rich Vintner:    Syrah
        Apollini:    Nebbiolo
        Arbor Brook:    Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Avennia:   Merlot
        Barrister Winery:   Sauvignon Blanc
        Betz Family Winery:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Chateau Rollat Winery:   Merlot
        Col Solare:   Merlot???  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Covington Cellars:   Semillon   Sauvignon Blanc    Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Davenport Cellars:   Semillon
        DeLille Cellars:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Duckhorn Wine Company:   Merlot
        Dunham Cellars:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Hand of God Wines:   Malbec
        Pandora Cellars:  Malbec
        Efeste:    Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah
        Guardian Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Gorman Winery:    Syrah
        Januik Winery:   Merlot
        JM Cellars:    Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah
        L'Ecole No 41: Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Mark Ryan Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah
        Northstar Winery:  Merlot   ???
        Pamplin Family Winery:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Quilceda Creek: Cabernet Sauvignon
        R. Stuart & Co.: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Remy Wines:   Nebbiolo
        Ross Andrew Winery:  Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Pandora Cellars:  Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Solena Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Soos Creek Wine Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Sparkman Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah   Malbec
        Stevens Winery:  Sauvignon Blanc   Merlot
        Three Rivers Winery: Semillon   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Va Piano:   Cabernet Sauvignon

2011 Colder spring later harvest

        Alexander the Grape:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon    Syrah    Semillon
        Andrew Rich Vintner:    Syrah
        Apollini:    Nebbiolo
        Arbor Brook:    Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:     Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Avennia:   Merlot
        Barrister Winery:   Sauvignon Blanc
        Betz Family Winery:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Cadaretta:   Semillon
        Chateau Rollat Winery:   Merlot
        Col Solare:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Covington Cellars:   Semillon   Sauvignon Blanc    Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Davenport Cellars:   Semillon
        DeLille Cellars:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Efeste:    Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah
        eKlipse:   Syrah   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Guardian Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Gorman Winery:    Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Januik Winery:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        JM Cellars:    Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah
        Lauren Ashton Cellars:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        L'Ecole No 41: Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Mark Ryan Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah   Malbec
        Northstar Winery:  Merlot
        Pamplin Family Winery:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Quilceda Creek: Cabernet Sauvignon
        R. Stuart & Co.: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Ross Andrew Winery:  Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Pandora Cellars:  Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Solena Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Soos Creek Wine Cellars: Merlot
        Sparkman Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon   Syrah   Malbec
        Stevens Winery:  Sauvignon Blanc   Merlot
        Three Rivers Winery: Semillon
        Trouvaille Winery: Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Va Piano:   Cabernet Sauvignon

2010 Cold spring late harvest

        Alexander the Grape:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Andrew Rich Vintner: Syrah
        Apollini:  Nebbiolo
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:  Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Avennia:  Merlot
        Barrister Winery:  Sauvignon Blanc
        Betz Family Winery:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Chateau Rollat Winery:  Merlot
        Col Solare:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Cotlioure Cellars: Syrah
        Covington Cellars: Semillon  Sauvignon Blanc  Syrah  Cabernet Sauvignon
        DeLille Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Donkin Family Winery:  Merlot
        Efeste:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        eKlipse:   Sauvignon Blanc  Syrah  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Fidelitas Wines:   Merlot
        Flying Trout Wines:  Malbec
        Gorman Winery: Syrah    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Guardian Cellars:   Sauvignon Blanc   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Januik Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        JM Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        L'Ecole No 41: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Laurelhurst Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Mark Ryan Winery:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah  Malbec
        Northstar Winery:  Merlot
        Page Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Syrah
        Pamplin Family Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Pandora Cellars:  Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Quilceda Creek: Cabernet Sauvignon
        R. Stuart & Co.: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Ross Andrew Winery:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Solena Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon  Late harvest Semillon
        Soos Creek Wine Cellars: Merlot
        Sparkman Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah  Malbec
        Stevens Winery:  Sauvignon Blanc
        Syzygy Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Three Rivers Winery: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Trouvaille Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Va Piano:  Cabernet Sauvignon

2009 Very hot August

        Alexander the Grape:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Late harvest Semillon
        Andrew Rich Vintner: Syrah
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:  Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Barrister Winery:  Sauvignon Blanc
        Betz Family Winery:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Bookwalter Winery:  Merlot
        Boudreaux Cellars:  Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Chatter Creek Winery:  Nebbiolo
        Col Solare:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Covington Cellars: Semillon  Sauvignon Blanc  Syrah  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Darryn O'Shea: Semillon  Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        DeLille Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Donkin Family Winery:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Efeste:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        eKlipse:   Semillon  Sauvignon Blanc  Syrah  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Gorman Winery: Syrah
        Januik Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        JM Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        L'Ecole No 41: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Laurelhurst Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Long Shadows Winery: Cabernet  Syrah
        Mark Ryan Winery:   Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah  Malbec
        Northstar Winery:  Merlot
        Page Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Syrah
        Pamplin Family Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Quilceda Creek: Cabernet Sauvignon
        R. Stuart & Co.: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Ross Andrew Winery:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Solena Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Soos Creek Wine Cellars: Merlot
        Sparkman Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah  Malbec
        Stevens:  Sauvignon Blanc
        Syzygy: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Three Rivers Winery: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Trouvaille Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Vitarossa: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon

2008  Late spring, early summer

        Andrew Rich Vintner: Syrah
        Andrew Will Winery: Sauvignon Blanc
        Arbor Brook: LH Semillon
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet
        Barrister Winery: Sauvignon Blanc  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Betz Family Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Bookwalter Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Boudreaux Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Col Solare: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Covington Cellars: Semillon  Sauvignon Blanc  Syrah  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Crushpad: Merlot
        Darryn O'Shea: Semillon  Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        DeLille Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Efeste: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        eKlipse: Semillon  Syrah
        Facelli Winery: Nebbiolo
        Forgeron Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Gorman Winery: Syrah
        Januik Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        JM Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        L'Ecole No 41: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Laurelhurst Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Long Shadows Winery: Cabernet  Syrah
        Mark Ryan Winery:  LH Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah  Malbec
        OS: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon
        Page Cellars: Syrah  Sauvignon Blanc
        Pamplin Family Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Quilceda Creek: Cabernet Sauvignon
        R. Stuart & Co.: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Ross Andrew Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Sheridan Vienyard: Sauvignon Blanc
        Solena Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Soos Creek Wine Cellars: Merlot
        Sparkman Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah  Malbec
        Syzygy: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Three Rivers Winery: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Trouvaille Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Vitarossa: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon

2007 Back to normal conditions

        Andrew Rich Vintner: Syrah
        Arbor Brook: Semillon
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Barrister Winery: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon
        Betz Family Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Bookwalter Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Boudreaux Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Cedergreen Cellars: Merlot
        Col Solare: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Covington Cellars: Semillon  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Darryn O'Shea: Merlot  Semillon
        DeLille Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Dominio Wines: Syrah
        eKlipse: LH Semillon
        Forgeron Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Januik Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        JM Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  LH Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        L'Ecole No 41: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet  Sauvignon
        Laurelhurst Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Long Shadows Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        Mark Ryan Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        Matthews Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc  Syrah  Merlot
        Efeste: Syrah  Cabernet Sauvignon
        OS: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Page Cellars: Syrah  Sauvignon Blanc
        Pamplin Family Winery: Merlot  Cabernet
        Quilceda Creek: Cabernet Sauvignon
        R. Stuart & Co.: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Ross Andrew Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Sheridan Vienyard: Sauvignon Blanc
        Solena Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Soos Creek Wine Cellars: Merlot
        Sparkman Cellars: Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
        Syzygy: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Three Rivers Winery: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon
        Trouvaille Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Wilridge Winery: Nebbiolo
 

2006  Rain at bloom and hot early summer

        Andrew Rich:   Syrah
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Barrister Winery:   Sauvignon Blanc
        Betz Family Winery:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Bookwalter Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Boudreaux Cellars:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Brian Carter Cellars:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Cedergreen Cellars:   Merlot
        Columbia Crest Winery:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Covington Cellars:   Semillon   Cabernet Sauvignon
        DeLille Cellars:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Dominio Winery:   Syrah
        Efeste:  Syrah
        Forgeron Cellars:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Januik Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        J M Cellars Company:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Lachini Vineyards:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        L’Ecole 41 Winery:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Long Shadows Winery:   Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Mark Ryan Winery:   Merlot   Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Novelty Hill Winery:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Nicholas Cole Cellars:   Merlot
        Owen-Sullivan Winery:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Page Cellars:   Sauvignon Blanc   Syrah
        Pamplin Family Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Quilceda Creek Vintners:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Ross Andrew Winery:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        R Stuart & Co:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery:   Cabernet Sauvignon *
        Sheridan Vineyard:  Sauvignon Blanc
        Solena Cellars:   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Sparkman Cellars:  Merlot   Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Syzygy:  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Three Rivers Winery:   Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon
        Trouvaille Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Wilridge Winery:   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon  Nebbiolo

2005 Julia's first year

        Arbor Brook Vineyards: Semillon
        Arbor Crest Wine Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Barrister Winery: Sauvignon Blanc
        Betz Family Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Bookwalter Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Boudreaux Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Cadence: Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Cedergreen Winery: Merlot
        Château Ste. Michelle: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Covington Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        DeLille:Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Merlot Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon
        Dominio: Winery Syrah
        Forgeron: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Januik Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        JM Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Merlot  Syrah  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Lachini Vineyards: Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        LÉcole 41 Winery: Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Mark Ryan Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Mathews Cellars: Sauvignon Blanc Syrah
        Nicholas Cole Cellars: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Nota Bene Cellars: Cabernet Sauvignon
        O-S Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Page Cellars: Syrah
        Quilceda Creek Vintners: Cabernet Sauvignon
        R Stuart & Co.: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
        Red Sky Winery: Syrah
        Ross Andrew Winery: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery: Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon *
        Solena: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Syzygy: Cabernet Sauvignon
        Three Rivers Winery: Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon
        Trouvaille Winery: Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        Wilridge Winery: Cabernet  Nebbiolo *
        Woodward Canyon: Winery Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon

2004  Winter bud damage

        Andrew Rich:     Syrah
        Austin Robaire Vintners:     Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
        Betz Family Winery:     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Bookwalter Winery:     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Cadence:     Merlot     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Columbia Crest Winery:        Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon
        DeLille Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon    Merlot     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Forgeron Cellars: Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Januik Winery:     Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        J M Cellars Company:  Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Syrah   Cabernet Sauvignon
        L’Ecole 41 Winery:     Merlot   Semillon   Sauvignon Blanc   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Matthew Cellars:     Sauvignon Blanc   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Nicholas Cole Cellars:     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Owen-Sullivan Winery:  Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
        Page Cellars:     Syrah
        Quilceda Creek Vintners:     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Red Sky Winery:    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Seven Hills Winery:     Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
        Solena Cellars:     Cabernet Sauvignon
        Three Clowns:     Cabernet Sauvignon    Merlot
        Wilridge Winery:     Nebbiolo
        Woodward Canyon Winery:     Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon

2003  Hot Early Summer and Cool September

 Andrew Rich:         Syrah
 Andrew Will Winery:     Merlot     Cabernet
 Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:     Merlot      Cabernet
 Austin Robaire Vintners:      Cabernet
 Betz Family Winery:     Cabernet
 Bodega Turner:         Sauvignon Blanc
 Cadence:         Merlot      Cabernet
 Capstone Cellars:         Cabernet
 Columbia Crest Winery:     Merlot  Cabernet
 DeLille Cellars:     Sauvignon Blanc      Semillon      Merlot      Cabernet
 Fidelitas:      Merlot  Semillon  Cabernet
 Forgeron Cellars:     Merlot  Cabernet
 Matt Giraud:     Cabernet
 Hedges Cellars:     Sauvignon Blanc
 Januik Winery:     Merlot      Cabernet
 J M Cellars Company:     Sauvignon Blanc      Merlot       Syrah       Cabernet
 L’Ecole 41 Winery:     Merlot      Semillon      Sauvignon Blanc      Cabernet
 Matthew Cellars:      Sauvignon Blanc    Late Harvest Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet
 McCrea Cellars:         Syrah
 Nicholas Cole Cellars:         Merlot      Cabernet
 Novelty Hill:     Sauvignon Blanc          Semillon
 Owen-Sullivan Winery:     Merlot      Cabernet
 Page Cellars:        Syrah
 Quilceda Creek Vintners:       Cabernet
 Seven Hills Winery:     Merlot      Cabernet
 Solena Cellars:     Cabernet
Three Rivers Winery:     Semillon
 Wilridge Winery:      Merlot      Cabernet      Nebbiolo
 Woodward Canyon Winery:     Merlot      Cabernet
2002 Wonderful vintage after hot July but average temperatures

       Andrew Rich:  Syrah
       Andrew Will Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Apex Cellars:  Cabernet Sauvignon
       Arbor Crest Wine Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
       Austin Robaire Vintners:  Cabernet Sauvignon
       Betz Family Winery:  Cabernet Sauvignon
       Bodega Turner:  Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon
       Cadence Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon    Syrah
       Columbia Crest Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       DeLille Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc    Merlot    Semillon    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Forgeron Cellars:  Merlot     Cabernet Sauvignon
       Hedges Cellars:  Sauvignon Blanc
       Januik Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       J M Cellars Company:  Sauvignon Blanc    Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon    Syrah
       L’Ecole 41 Winery:  Semillon    Merlot    Sauvignon Blanc    Cabernet Sauvignon
       McCrea Cellars:  Syrah
       Domaine Danielle Laurent:  Cabernet Sauvignon
       Corliss Estates:  Merlot     Cabernet Sauvignon
       Nicholas Cole Cellars:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Novelty Hill:  Sauvignon Blanc *    Semillon
       Owen-Sullivan Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       R Stuart & Co:  Cabernet Sauvignon for port
       Seven Hills Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Three Rivers Winery:  Sauvignon blanc    Semillon
       Wilridge Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon  Nebbiolo
       Woodward Canyon Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon

2001 Another wonderful year with lower yields

       Andrake Cellars:  Merlot
       Andrew Rich:  Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Andrew Will Winery:  Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Apex Cellars:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Betz Family Winery:   Cabernet Sauvignon
       Bodega Turner:   Sauvignon Blanc
       Boeing Wine Club Nota Bene Cellars:         Cabernet Sauvignon
       Cadence Winery:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Chaleur Estate:    Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
       Corliss Estates   Sauvignon Blanc    Merlot     Cabernet Sauvignon
       Dunham Cellars:    Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Forgeron Cellars:    Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
       J M Cellars Company:  Sauvignon Blanc   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon  Syrah
       L'Ecole No. 41:  Sauvignon Blanc   Semillon   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       La Merleausine:  Cabernet Sauvignon
       Matthew Cellars:    Sauvignon Blanc *    Semillon    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Owen Sullivan Winery:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:  Merlot   Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Winery:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Tamarack Cellars:  Merlot  Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:   Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon    Nebbiolo
       Woodward Canyon Winery:  Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon

2000 Wonderful hot year with lower yields

       Andrew Rich:          Cabernet Sauvignon
       Andrew Will Winery:          Merlot          Cabernet Sauvignon
       Apex Cellars:           Merlot           Cabernet Sauvignon
       Betz Family Winery:         Cabernet Sauvignon
       Boeing Wine Club:          Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chaleur Estate:           Sauvignon Blanc           Semillon           Merlot       Cabernet Sauvignon
       Foris Vineyards Winery:         Merlot         Cabernet Sauvignon
       Hedges Cellars:           Sauvignon Blanc           Cabernet Sauvignon
       Januik Wine Cellars:            Merlot *         Cabernet Sauvignon
       J M Cellars Company:           Sauvignon Blanc *           Merlot          Cabernet Sauvignon
       L'Ecole No. 41:       Sauvignon Blanc       Semillon        Merlot       Cabernet Sauvignon
       La Merleausine:          Cabernet Sauvignon
       Novelty Hill:          Sauvignon Blanc *          Semillon
       Owen Sullivan Winery:         Sauvignon Blanc         Semillon *           Merlot         Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:           Merlot          Cabernet Sauvignon
       RL Wine Company:           Merlot           Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Winery:          Merlot *          Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Tamarack Cellars:           Merlot          Cabernet Sauvignon
       Waterbrook Winery:      Sauvignon Blanc *       Chardonnay         Merlot       Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:          Merlot *          Cabernet Sauvignon *           Nebbiolo *
       Woodward Canyon Winery:           Merlot           Cabernet Sauvignon *

1999 Superb cool growing season

       Andrew Will Winery:   Merlot *     Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Apex Cellars:    Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Betz Family Winery:   Cabernet Sauvignon
       Boeing Wine Club:   Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chaleur Estate:    Sauvignon Blanc     Merlot Cabernet      Sauvignon
       Foris Vineyards Winery:       Merlot      Cabernet Sauvignon
       Hedges Cellars:       Cabernet Sauvignon
       J M Cellars Company:    Merlot      Cabernet Sauvignon
       Januik Wine Cellars:    Cabernet Sauvignon
       La Merleausine:   Cabernet Sauvignon
       L'Ecole No. 41:    Sauvignon Blanc    Semillon    Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:    Merlot    Cabernet Sauvignon
       RL Wine Company:   Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Winery:     Merlot *    Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Stimson Lane Vineyards:  Chardonnay
       Waterbrook Winery:  Sauvignon Blanc *    Chardonnay    Merlot     Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:  Merlot      Cabernet Sauvignon       Nebbiolo *
       Woodward Canyon Winery:   Cabernet Sauvignon *

1998 Hot But Extended Harvest

       Andrew Will Winery:              Merlot *              Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Apex Cellars:            Cabernet Sauvignon
       Betz Family Winery:             Cabernet Sauvignon
       Boeing Wine Club:              Chardonnay              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chaleur Estate:              Sauvignon Blanc              Merlot              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Foris Vineyards Winery:              Merlot               Cabernet Sauvignon
       Hedges Cellars:              Cabernet Sauvignon
       J M Cellars Company:              Merlot              Cabernet Sauvignon
       La Merleausine:              Cabernet Sauvignon
       L'Ecole No. 41:           Sauvignon Blanc         Semillon          Merlot         Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:              Merlot              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Cellars:              Merlot *              Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Waterbrook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc       Chardonnay        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:              Merlot *             Cabernet Sauvignon *              Nebbiolo *

1997 Winter Freeze Recovery

       Andrew Will Winery:              Cabernet Sauvignon *              Merlot *
       Apex Cellars:               Cabernet Sauvignon
       Betz Family Winery:              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chaleur Estate:              Sauvignon Blanc              Merlot              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:       Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay         Semillon         Cabernet Sauvignon
       Cuneo Cellars:              Nebbiolo
       Foris Vineyards Winery:              Cabernet Sauvignon              Merlot *
       Hedges Cellars:              Cabernet Sauvignon              Merlot
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:              Merlot              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Cellars:              Merlot *              Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Waterbrook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Merlot       Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:              Merlot *              Cabernet Sauvignon *

1996 Winter Freeze

       Andrew Will Winery:        Merlot *
       Chaleur Estate:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc       Cabernet Sauvignon
       Cuneo Cellars:        Nebbiolo
       Hedges Cellars:        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:              Merlot              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Waterbrook Winery:             Sauvignon Blanc              Merlot              Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:        Merlot *        Cabernet Sauvignon *

1995 Delayed bloom

       Andrew Will Winery:        Merlot *
       Apex Cellars:         Sauvignon Blanc        Merlot       Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Camaraderie Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:        Chardonnay        Sauvignon Blanc        Semillon        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Cuneo Cellars:        Nebbiolo
       DeLille Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Foris Vineyards Winery:        Merlot *        Cabernet sauvignon *
       Hedges Cellars:        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Hyatt Vineyards:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       La Merleausine:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seth Ryan Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Cellars:        Merlot *        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Staton Hills Winery Company Ltd.:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Waterbrook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc       Chardonnay        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:        Merlot *        Cabernet Sauvignon *

1994 The year of the late harvest
 

       Apex Cellars:           Chardonnay
       Boeing wine club:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Camaraderie Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:    Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Semillon        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Columbia Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Cuneo Cellars:        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon        Nebbiolo
       Foris Vineyards Winery:        Merlot *        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Hedges Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Hyatt Vineyards:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       La Merleausine:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Paul Thomas:        Chardonnay
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seth Ryan Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Seven Hills Winery:        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Staton Hills Winery Company Ltd.:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Waterbrook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay       Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon *        Merlot *

1993

       Boeing wine club:        Nebbiolo
       Chinook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay Semillon        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Cuneo Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Foris Vineyards Winery:        Merlot *        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Hedges Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       La Merleausine:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seth Ryan Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Seven Hills Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Staton Hills Winery Company Ltd.:        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       The Hogue Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc
       Waterbrook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc       Chardonnay        Merlot        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon *        Merlot *

1992  The summer of hell

       Barnard Griffin Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Semillon        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Cuneo Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Di Stefano:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Foris Vineyards Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Hedges Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Red Mountain Vineyard:        Chardonnay
       Seth Ryan Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Seven Hills Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Staton Hills Winery Company Ltd.:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Stimson Lane:        Chardonnay
       Waterbrook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Wilridge Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon *

1991 The freeze and herbicide drift year

       Barnard Griffin Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Bob Adolph:        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Semillon        Chardonnay
       Hedges Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Oakwood Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Red Mountain Vineyards:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Seven Hills Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Staton Hills Winery Co. Ltd.: Chardonnay Cabernet Sauvignon late harvest Sauvignon Blanc Nebbiolo
       Waterbrook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon

1990  Seventh leaf

       Barnard Griffin Winery:        Chardonnay
       Chinook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Semillon
       Hedges Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Kiona Vineyards Winery:        Chardonnay
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Red Mountain Vineyard:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       The Hogue Cellars:        Chardonnay        Sauvignon Blanc        Cabernet Sauvignon

1989 Sixth leaf
 

       Barnard Griffin Winery:        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Bob Adolph:        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc
       Kiona Vineyards Winery:        Chardonnay
       McCrea Cellars:        Chardonnay
       Oakwood Cellars:        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Quilceda Creek Vintners:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       The Hogue Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon

1988 Fifth leaf

       Barnard Griffin Winery:    Chardonnay    Cabernet Sauvignon     late harvest Cabernet Sauvignon
       Bob Adolph:        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Chinook Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc
       Oakwood Cellars:        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       The Hogue Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay       Cabernet Sauvignon

1987 The herbacide drift year, fourth leaf

       Barnard Griffin Winery:        Sauvignon Blanc        Chardonnay        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Kiona Vineyards Winery:        Cabernet Sauvignon
       Oakwood Cellars:        Sauvignon Blanc        Cabernet Sauvignon *
       Redford Cellars:        Cabernet Sauvignon

Northwest Wine Links

      Maps of Red Mountain

      Washington Wine Commission
     Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers (WAWGG)
     Definitive Guide to the Wineries of Washington State
     Natalie MacLean's Washington Wineries
     Seattle Wine Society
     Tri-Cities Wine Society
     Wine Press Northwest
     Wine Press Northwesttext of article
     Northwest Palatetext of article
      Seattle Weekly : text of article
      Pacific Northwest National Laboratory story
      Wine and Spirits Magazine : text of article
      Wine Tale by Christina Kelly :
     Wines Northwest Guide to Wine Country of OR, WA and ID
     Washington Wine Country
     Northwest Wine Coalition
      Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance

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