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2006 Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot Blend - Winemaker's Select — Walla Walla Valley
This Winemaker’s Select is a stand-out wine with true expressions of a spicy Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine has a big rich palette with pepper, caramel, black cherry, and currant with a pleasant tannin structure.  Aged for 18-months in 50% new French oak before blending and bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 100-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley

 

2006 Spofford Station Syrah Walla Walla Valley
We hand selected this Syrah as a vineyard select release. This wine has an impressive full body and complexity. Elements of spice on the nose and cassis flavors. The tannin structure holds the complexity through the entire palette.  After a steady and somewhat lengthy fermentation, this Syrah spent 11-months in 50% new French oak before blending and bottling. This wine is unfiltered.
Vineyard:
 Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley

 

2006 Syrah Walla Walla Valley
Earthy Syrah aromas with a big, but soft structure and a burnt caramel taste on the front of the palette. The flavors follow all the way to the end with a nice spice finish. This Syrah was cold soaked a few days longer than normal to bring out the earthy aromas and flavors. We gave it 11-months in 50% new French oak before blending and bottling. This wine is unfiltered.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley

 

2006 Red Blend Columbia Valley
This wine has a tight palette of dates, tobacco, black cherry, and a spicy nose.  A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot.  Aged for 18-months in 50% new French oak before blending and bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 300-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley
Portteus Vineyards —  Columbia Valley

 

2007 Spofford Station Merlot - Winemaker's Select — Walla Walla Valley
A plump, inviting, and all-encompassing Merlot.  Features appealing spicy cherry, a rich cedar, and orange peel flavors that linger against a pleasant tannin structure.  The grapes were cold soaked for nearly 48-hours.  Barrel application consisted of 1/3 new American oak, 1/3 single use French oak, and 1/3 neutral with 19-months of ageing before blending and bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 75-cases produced.
Vineyard:
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley

 

2007 Spofford Station Syrah - Vineyard Select — Walla Walla Valley
Chosen as our vineyard select for a second year, this wine has an intense color with a unique full body and complexity.  The wine has a spicy and earthy nose, with a palate of ripe currant, black cherry, licorice and cedar flavors.  These elements, and the rich tannin structure, give a full palate appreciation. This 100% Syrah was aged for 11-months in 1/3 new French oak before bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 150-cases produced.
Vineyard:
Spofford Station – Walla Walla Valley

 

2007 Tempranillo Walla Walla Valley
A richly structured Tempranillo with a bewitching garnet color.  Features appealing spicy cherry, cedar, almond shell, pomegranate, cinnamon, and toast with butter flavors that linger against a pleasant tannin structure. This Tempranillo was harvested October 2007.   Barrel application was 1/3 new French oak, 1/3 new American oak, and 1/3 neutral.  Aged for 25-months before blending and bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 75-cases produced.
Vineyard:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley

 

2007 Nalin, our Bordeaux-Style blend — Walla Walla Valley
A Bordeaux blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Merlot, 7% Petit Verdot, and 3% Malbec.  This is a well sculpted wine showing an excellent tannin and acid structure, with a rich palate of anise, five spice, raspberries, and orange peel.  This Bordeaux was cold soaked before fermentation and aged for 19-months in 40% new French oak before blending and bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 250-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley
Portteus Vineyard — Columbia Valley

 

2008 Bliss, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon — Columbia Valley
Designed as fresh and crisp, this wine features floral, citrus, spearmint, and mineral aromas with a palate of crisp granny smith apples, honey, pear, and  tangerine.  This is a vibrant and pleasantly balanced wine with high acid and a creamy mouth feel.  The Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon were pressed and co-fermented. The wine was immediately racked and cold stabilized leaving 0.5% residual sugar.  Sterile filtering occurred as the wine went into bottle.  150-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Willard Farms – Columbia Valley
Les Collines – Walla Walla Valley

 

2008 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Franc — Columbia Valley
A luscious and lip-smacking 100% Cabernet Franc from the Columbia Valley. Dark and juicy, offering a lively mouthful of black fruit, plum, and a hint of clove.  Aged for 2-years in 1/3 second-time use oak and 2/3 neutral oak. This wine is unfiltered with 75-cases produced.
Vineyard:
Portteus Vineyard —  Columbia Valley

 

2008 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 
 A richly structured 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Walla Walla Valley. This wine displays refined tannins with supple and layered flavors of earth, currant, orange, licorice, and a lingering spicy finish. Aged for 2-years, barrel application consisted of 50% new oak and 50% neutral oak. This wine is unfiltered with 150-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley
Marcella Terrace -- Walla Walla Valley

 

2008 Winemaker's Select Merlot Walla Walla Valley
A succulent and layered 100% Merlot with notes of ripe currant, blackberry, and rich cedar.  This Walla Walla Valley Merlot has deep and intense flavors of dates and spicy cherry that linger against a pleasant tannin structure. Barrel application was entirely neutral oak for 30-months.  This wine is unfiltered with 125-cases produced.
Vineyard:
Spofford Station -- Walla Walla Valley

 

2008 Syrah Walla Walla Valley
A beautifully layered Rhone style Syrah.   Features elements of earth, blackberry, cherry, and a subtle spice that offers complexity to this firm and richly colored 100% Syrah from the Walla Walla Valley.  Aged for 2-years in 40% new oak. This wine is unfiltered with 250-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley
Marcella Terrace — Walla Walla Valley

 

2008 Nalin, our Bordeaux-Style blend Walla Walla Valley
A Bordeaux blend of 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Malbec, and 30% Merlot. This wine exudes rich notes of ripe black fruit, cinnamon, and rose petals with a well sculpted and velvety palate of blackberry, cloves, and cognac. This Bordeaux was aged for two and a half years in primarily neutral French and American oak before blending and bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 175-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley
Portteus — Columbia Valley

 
2009 Bijoux, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and  Sémillon Columbia Valley
Designed as fresh and crisp, this wine features floral, citrus, and mineral aromas with a palate of pear, crisp apples and  honey. This is a vibrant and pleasantly balanced wine with a creamy mouth feel. The Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon were pressed, co-fermented and immediately racked and cold stabilized leaving 1% residual sugar. Sterile filtering occurred as the wine went into bottle. 260-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Willard Farms — Columbia Valley
Les Collines  — Walla Walla Valley

 

2009 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Sauvignon — Walla Walla Valley
A 100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Walla Walla Valley. This wine displays depth and intensity with white pepper and black fruit flavors.  Hints of tarragon, roasted meat, and chili are lingering elements.  This is a serious mouthful with vibrant acidity.  Aged for 2 1/2 years in 30% new American oak. This wine is unfiltered with 175-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Dwelley —  Walla Walla Valley
Spofford  — Walla Walla Valley
Marcella Terrace — Walla Walla Valley

 

2009 Nalin Walla Walla Valley
A Bordeaux-Style blend of 50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Malbec.  This is a fleshy and concentrated wine that exudes a dark flavor profile of blackberry, cassis, plum, and cherry tobacco backed with crushed pepper and rosemary. This Bordeaux was aged for two and a half years in French oak before blending and bottling.  This wine is unfiltered with 125-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Dwelley — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley
Marcella Terrace — Walla Walla Valley

 

2009 Syrah — Walla Walla Valley
This is a powerful Syrah loaded with black fruit and spicy elements.  Rich and savory with blueberries, plum, wood components, and a fragrant exotic spice laced with a delightful tannin structure. Aged for 20-months in 45% new French and American oak. This is an unfiltered wine with 140-cases. 
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Patina — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley  

 

2009 Winemaker's Select Merlot — Walla Walla Valley
100% Walla Walla Valley Merlot.  A spicy and vibrant mouthful of juicy black cherry, red currant, espresso, and silky blackberry flavors that linger with a graceful, delicate, and expressive finish of firm tannins. Barrel application was 90% French oak for 2 1/2-years before blending and bottling. This wine is unfiltered with 170-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Dwelley — Walla Walla Valley
Lodmell— Walla Walla Valley
Spofford — Walla Walla Valley 


2010 Nalin, a Bordeaux-Style blend
A Bordeaux–style blend of 45% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 20% Malbec from the Walla Walla Valley.  This wine exudes notes of wet earth, black fruit, and spice with a well sculpted palate of red fruit and rose petals that linger with refinement.  Aged for 2½ years in neutral French oak. This wine is unfiltered with 225-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Lodmell — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford — Walla Walla Valley
Dwelley — Walla Walla Valley

 

2010 Syrah — Walla Walla Valley
A blend of 85% Syrah and 15% Merlot from the Walla Walla Valley.  Expressing smoky aromas with a lively, bright, and  refined flavor profile of raspberry, red plum,  black tea, and crisp tannins.  This wine offers intensity without weight. Aged for 2-years in neutral French oak. This wine is unfiltered with 75-cases
produced.
Vineyard:
Spofford — Walla Walla Valley

 

2010 Winemaker's Select Tempranillo — Columbia Valley
A 100% Tempranillo. This wine offers fleshy black fruit and expressive aromas of licorice, dried cherry, cinnamon, and rose petals.  A generous and lush palate of blackberry, cloves, and cognac with chewy tannins pushing through on the finish. Aged for 2½ years in neutral French oak. This wine is unfiltered with 50-cases produced.
Vineyard:
Lonesome Spring Ranch — Columbia Valley

 

2011 Bijoux, Viognier, and  Sémillon White Blend — Walla Walla Valley
Designed as fresh and crisp, this wine features lively floral, citrus, and mineral aromas with a palate of pear, crisp apples, honey nectarine, and kumquat.  This is a vibrant and pleasantly balanced wine.  The 80% Sémillon and 20% Viognier were pressed, fermented, racked, and cold stabilized leaving 0.5% residual sugar. Sterile filtering occurred as the wine went into bottle. This is a small lot of 80-cases.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley Walla Walla Valley

 
2011 Rosé, Ruby Ruth No. 3 — Walla Walla Valley
This Rosé wine is completely dry and infused with intense berry and tangy rhubarb flavors. Our Rosé is a blend of Syrah, Malbec, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon.  The wine was crafted using the Saigne method, fermented in small lots, and blended into a single tank. Sterile filtering occurred at bottling.  This is a small lot of 45-cases.
Vineyards:
Les Collines  — Walla Walla Valley
Spofford Station — Walla Walla Valley
Dwelley Vineyard  — Walla Walla Valley
Stillwater Creek — Columbia Valley

 
2011 Artisan Syrah Walla Walla Valley
This 100% Syrah from the Walla Walla Valley is expressive and loaded with depth.  Showcasing a spicy and rich palate of black fruit, cherry, toffee and meaty elements.  Aged for 28-months in French oak. A small lot release of just 65-cases.
Vineyards:
Spofford — Walla Walla Valley
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley

 

2011 Nalin, a Bordeaux-Style blend
A blend of 57% Merlot, 29% Malbec, and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon. Sourced in the Walla Walla Valley from Dwelley and Spofford vineyards. You will be enveloped in pure cherry, blackberry, and spice aromas with a lingering finish of chocolate, coffee, and tightly knit tannins.  Aged 28-months in French oak with 162-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Spofford — Walla Walla Valley
Dwelley — Walla Walla Valley

 

2011 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Sauvignon
100% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Walla Walla Valley.  This wine is vibrant and expressive with red pepper, roasted meat, and spice backed with crisp black fruit flavors and hints of fennel and smoke.  Aged 28-months in 50% new French oak with 100-cases produced.
Vineyard:
Dwelley — Walla Walla Valley

 

2012 Albariño — Walla Walla Valley Estate Release
A dry, Spanish varietal, exuding mineral, subtle spice, and tropical aromas. Lush elements of apricot, honeydew, pineapple, and star fruit engulf the palate. Estate grown exclusively for Adamant Cellars, this 100% Albariño was pressed, fermented, racked, and cold stabilized. Sterile filtering occurred as the wine went into bottle. This is a small lot of 100-cases.
Vineyard:
Gateshead — Walla Walla Valley

 

2012 Artisan Syrah — Walla Walla Valley
100% Walla Walla Valley Syrah. A saturated nose and palate of toffee, smoky caramel, bright raspberry, and cherry all entwined with wet earth, mocha, and a cherry pie finish. This small lot release of 150-cases aged for 2-years in barrel.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Minnick Hills — Walla Walla Valley

 

2012 Bijoux, a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon – Columbia Valley
A lively, fresh and crisp wine featuring orange blossom, pineapple, and mineral aromas with a palate of peach, cantaloupe, tropical fruits, meyer lemons, and creamy honey. This is a vibrant and pleasantly balanced wine. This blend of 65% Sauvignon Blanc and 35% Sémillon were pressed, co-fermented, racked, and cold stabilized leaving 0.5% residual sugar. Sterile filtering occurred as the wine went into bottle. 300-cases produced.
Vineyards:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley
Spring Creek — Columbia Valley

 

2012 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Franc — Walla Walla Valley
Sensuous with red fruit, dried herbs, and clove all accented with cherry and black fruit flavors that balance with length and interest. This small lot release of 100-cases aged for 2-years in barrel.
Vineyard:
Minnick Hills — Walla Walla Valley

 

2012 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Sauvignon — Walla Walla ValleyThis 2012 Winemaker’s Select Cabernet Sauvignon is a 100% varietal from the Walla Walla Valley. Loaded with aromas of blackberry, dark cherry, savory spice, & clove. The blackberry flavors linger mid-palate with a velvety  tannin structure. The finish echoes with a soothing toasty note & roasted red pepper.   Aged for 2-years in 35% new French oak.
Vineyards
Dwelley — Walla Walla Valley
Minnick Hills — Walla Walla Valley


2012 Winemaker's Select Merlot — Walla Walla Valley
100% Walla Walla Valley Merlot. A plump & vibrant mouthful of juicy black cherry, dates, espresso, & silky blackberry flavors that linger with a graceful, delicate, & expressive finish of firm tannins and white pepper. This small lot release of 150- cases aged for 2-years in barrel.
Vineyards:
Dwelley — Walla Walla
Valley Minnick Hills — Walla Walla Valley

 

2012 Nalin, a Bordeaux-Style blend — Walla Walla Valley
A Bordeaux–style blend 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot from the Walla Walla Valley. A savory and vibrant wine with notes of spice, crushed mineral, black cherry, and caramel. A lingering finish of seared meat with ripe red and black fruit at the core. Aged for 24-months in mature French oak with 100-cases produced.

 

2012 Winemaker's Select Tempranillo — Walla Walla Valley 
A 100% Tempranillo that is deliciously rich, complex, and layered. This wine offers fleshy black fruit and expressive aromas of spice, orange peel, dried cherry, and floral.  A generous and lush palate of dark fruit, cloves, and cognac with appropriate density pushing through on the finish. Aged for 2-years in 80% neutral French oak and 20% new French oak. 100-cases produced. Enjoy by 2021.

 

2012 Tempranillo Rosé, Ruby Ruth No. 4 Walla Walla Valley Estate Release
This Rosé wine is completely dry and infused with intense strawberry, mingled with subtle mint and eucalyptus flavors with a nectar finish. Our Rosé is 100% Tempranillo from the Walla Walla Valley.  The wine was crafted using the Saigne method and fermented in stainless steel tank. Sterile filtering occurred at bottling.  This is a small lot of 85-cases.
Vineyard:
Gateshead — Walla Walla Valley

 

Non-Vintage Sparkling Tempranillo Rosé, Scintillate — Walla Walla Valley
Our non-vintage sparkling Tempranillo Rosé was crafted in the traditional method from early harvested Walla Walla Valley grapes. Crisp with rich layers, and loaded with tiny bubbles. The palate features ripe strawberries, pear, and nut flavors. This sparkling has a lively nose of floral and sultry musk aromas. This unique sparkling is a small lot production of just 400-1.5 liter bottles. Harvested early to capture the appropriate acid structure and aged for 2.5-years in neutral French oak. This brut rosé was hand bottled in glass shipped from France and given a secondary yeast application for another year before yeast disgorgement and corking.
Vineyard:
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley

 

2013 Albariño — Walla Walla Valley Estate Release
This 100% Albariño is a completely dry Spanish varietal.  The nose showcases beautiful tropical aromas, mineral, and subtle spice. The palate is lush with elements of honeydew, pineapple, and green apple. Estate grown exclusively for Adamant Cellars, this 100% Albariño was pressed, fermented, racked, and cold stabilized. Sterile filtering occurred as the wine went into bottle. This is a small lot of 80-cases.
Vineyard:
Gateshead — Walla Walla Valley

 

2013 Bijoux, Viognier, and  Sémillon White Blend — Walla Walla Valley
The 2013 Bijoux is a blend of 65% Sauvignon Blanc and 35% Sémillon from the Walla Walla Valley.  Features intense tropical fruit aromas including star fruit and pineapple. Crisp, off-dry and zesty with pear, melon, honeysuckle, and lime.  The varietals were pressed and co-fermented in stainless steel tank. Racking, cold stabilization, and sterile filtering occurred before bottling of the 150-cases. 
Vineyards:
Stan Clarke — Walla Walla Valley
Les Collines — Walla Walla Valley

 

2013 Ruby Ruth Rosé No. 5, 100% Cabernet Franc — Walla Walla Valley
Crafted from 100% Cabernet Franc from the Walla Walla Valley.  This wine is completely dry and infused with strawberry and melon flavors with an intriguing peppery and subtle nectar finish. The Cabernet Franc was crushed and left on the skins for just over an hour prior to pressing.  Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tank with sterile filtering at bottling.  This is a small lot of 45-cases.
Vineyard:
Minnick — Walla Walla Valley

 
2013 Winemaker's Select Cabernet Franc — Walla Walla Valley
100% varietal with sensuous red fruit, dried herbs, and clove all accented with cherry and black fruit flavors that balance with length and interest.
This small lot release of 100-cases aged for 2-years in barrel.
2017 SF International Wine Competition - Double Gold
Vineyard:
Minnick Hills — Walla Walla Valley

2014 Albariño — Walla Walla Valley
A crisp bone-dry and finely-structured white wine.  The nose features minerality of crushed rock, melon, pear, citrus, and white blossoms.  The palate is dry with an explosion of pineapple, lemon, lime, tangerine, apricot, and honeydew flavors. Delightful with salmon, or any fatty fish, as the bright acid structure will lend balance and interest.  250-cases produced. Enjoy by 2017.

 

2015 Albariño — Walla Walla Valley
A crisp bone-dry and finely-structured white wine.  The nose features subtle minerality, melon, and pear.  The palate has overtones of lemon meringue, dried apricot, and herbal flavors. Well balanced by fresh acidity.  Harvested in early September to capture the bright acid structure and fermented in stainless steel tank to further showcase the intriguing fruit flavors. 65-cases produced.