Past Releases for year 2014

Previous releases of the Northwest Wine Academy wines can be found here. These wines may no longer be available for purchase.


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2014 Müller-Thurgau

With fresh and bright acidity, this brilliant, white-gold libation starts with a refreshing air of honeysuckle and finishes with a lively punch of green apple and a kiss of lime on your palate.

Picked: October 1, 2014

Cases produced: 75

Double Gold, 2015 Seattle Wine Awards

Silver Medal, 2015 Great Northwest Wine Awards

2014 Müller-Thurgau Tasting Notes

  • Alcohol : 12.1%
  • Location : Puget Sound, WA

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2014 NV Convocation Red Lot 2

As spring days turn to long summer nights, it is the perfect time to get out the barbecue – and our Convocation Red is the perfect wine for your meal!

On the first taste, you’ll notice its bright and lifted acidity. Aromas of tobacco, cardamom and black cherry are followed by silky tannins on the palate with notes of smoked meats, cranberry, spicy plum, and raspberry.

Bronze Medal, 2015 Tri-Cities Wine Festival

NV Convocation Red Lot 2 Tasting Notes

  • Location : Washington State

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2014 Rosé

Our crisp & dry Rosé is a blend of Pinot Gris and Zinfandel. Its beautiful orange-pink color is reminiscent of a spring sunset. Take a sip, close your eyes and you’re on white sand with the sun on your face!

Luscious notes of strawberry, pink grapefruit and a dash of fresh herbs.

Picked: October 13-18, 2014

Cases produced: 105

Gold Medal, 2015 Tri-Cities Wine Festival

2014 Rosé Tasting Notes

  • Alcohol : 13.5%
  • Location : Columbia Valley, WA

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2014 Dolcetto Nouveau

A special addition to our release this fall, our Dolcetto went through carbonic maceration and was bottled just in time for the holiday season. Bright and juicy aromas compliment the tart flavors of orange, raspberry and cranberry.

Dolcetto 2014 Tasting Notes

  • Location : Yakima Valley, WA

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2014 Riesling

This year’s Riesling is like tropical fruit salad in a glass! A little something different to other white wines, without being overpoweringly sweet.

Look for citrus notes of orange, tangerine, key lime and white peach, a hint of honey, ginger and lemongrass with refreshing sweetness and bright acidity.

Picked: September 17, 2014

Cases produced: 100

Gold Medal, 2015 Tri-Cities Wine Festival

Silver Medal, 2015 Great Northwest Wine Awards

  • Alcohol : 12.7%
  • Location : Columbia Valley, WA

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2014 Chardonnay

This year’s Chardonnay doesn’t disappoint! Subtle aromas of ripe citrus and white flowers add complexity to this bright yet creamy dazzler!

Silver Medal, 2016 Seattle Wine Awards

2014 Chardonnay Tasting Notes

  • Alcohol : 14.4%
  • Location : Yakima Valley

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2014 Reserve Chardonnay

A brilliant gold color, this one of a kind Chardonnay is sure to impress with its bright tangerine notes offsetting its luxurious mouthfeel and hits of vanilla and spice from barrel aging.

2014 Reserve Chardonnay Tasting Notes

  • Alcohol : 14.4%
  • Location : Yakima Valley

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2014 Viognier

Our well-balanced Viognier shows pronounced stone-fruit, especially with apricots and appealing notes of chamomile, thyme and a hint of pine. It provides a wonderful, rich texture and a spicy finish.

Gold Medal, 2016 Seattle Wine Awards

2014 Viognier Tasting Notes

  • Alcohol : 14.1%
  • Location : Yakima Valley

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2014 Zinfandel

Fruits hailing from Alder ridge Vineyard located in the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. Without a winemakers attention Zinfandel can become clumsy. Our team has instead produced a bold wine nonetheless shows balance and grace. Garnet in color, the vintage is soft, silky and juicy. There are aromas of sweet raspberries at the forefront, complimented by notable black pepper, cardamom, cedar and chocolate. Elegant tannins make the perfect wine to partner with barbecued meats.

Cases Produced:100

Double Gold, 2016 Seattle Wine Award

  • Alcohol : 15.1%
  • Location : Horse Heaven Hills

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2014 Blaufrankisch

Also known as Lemberger. This wine is bright and clear with lively acid and balanced tannins. It is medium bodied with hints of blueberry, Marion berry, and cherry. Oak lends a smoky cedar note. There is a surprising medium length. Fruit-forward, medium- sized with soft-tannins – a great wine for someone just beginning to love red wine.

  • Alcohol : 13.5%
  • Location : Yakima Valley

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2014 Blaufrankisch

Also known as Lemberger. This wine is bright and clear with lively acid and balanced tannins. It is medium bodied with hints of blueberry, Marion berry, and cherry. Oak lends a smoky cedar note. There is a surprising medium length. Fruit-forward, medium- sized with soft-tannins – a great wine for someone just beginning to love red wine.

  • Alcohol : 13.5%
  • Location : Yakima Valley

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2014 Sagemoor Merlot

One of the oldest vineyards in Washington State planting started in 1968 today Sagemoor has over 1,100 acres of grapes planted. The 2014 Sagemoor Merlot is 100% Merlot that was aged in small oak Barrels for 18 months.  A combination of French and American oak about 20% new oak.  The wine is full bodied with deep intense color and vibrant fruit flavors as well as hints of tobacco and cedar.  This wine will age well for at least 7 to 10 years.

Harvest Date: October 17, 2016

Sugar at Harvest: 25.5 brix

Cases Produced: 112

 

  • Alcohol : 14.8%
  • Location : Sagemoor
  • ph : 3.7
  • ta : 5.6 grams per liter