UPDATE: Congratulations to the wineries who left their award information in comments to this post! See below for awards to Kiona Wine, SYZYGYand Tapteil. Also, follow #wineawards on Twitter on the evening of May 24 when more winners will be announced at the Waterfront!
Last weekend, winners for the esteemed Seattle Wine Awards were notified, following an early preview with some sneak release results announced last Wednesday (May 12) at Cellar 46 in Mercer Island. We send our hearty congratulations to these winners who shared their good news with us – and to all of the others who will be listed here on June 1. And don’t forget to get your tickets so you can taste the winners at the 2010 Grand Awards Tasting on June 13.
Alexandria Nicole Cellars: Double Gold 2007 Quarry Butte, Double Gold 2007 Alderdale Cabernet Sauvignon, Double Gold 2009 Marsanne, Gold 2009 Roussanne, Gold 2009 Pinot Gris and Gold 2009 Shepards Mark
Gilbert Cellars: Double Gold Estate Syrah
L’Ecole 41: Double Gold Walla Walla Cabernet Sauvignon, Double Gold Luminesce, Double Gold Estate Merlot, Double Gold CV Syrah, Silver Chardonnay and Silver Apogee.
Otis Kenyon: Double Gold 2007 Malbec, Silver 2007 Syrah, Silver Matchless and Outstanding for 2007 Merlot
Page Cellars: Double Gold 2006 Preface, Gold 2006 Syrah, Silver 2006 Libra and 2007 Lick My Lips Syrah
Fidelitas Wines: Double Gold 2007 Red Mountain Red Wine
Hollywood Hills: Double Gold 2008 Malbec Wahluke Slope, Gold 2007 Syrah Rattlesnake Hills, Silver 2007 Syrah Red Mountain and Bronze 2009 Viognier Rattlesnake Hills
Red Sky Winery: Double Gold 2007 Cabernet Franc
Challenger Ridge: Double Gold Faye Red Blend, Bronze Syrah & Outstanding for Sauv Blanc
Efeste: Gold 2009 Feral, Silver 2007 Final-Final
Brian Carter Cellars: Gold 2005 Solesce
Other wineries – if you also won Seattle Wine Awards, please send details in comments to this post. We know there are more of you – such as Dusted Valley - and we’d love to hear specifics!
SYZYGY Double Gold 2007 Walla Walla Syrah and Double Gold 2006 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Kiona Wine: Double Gold 2004 Estate Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, 2006 Estate Red Mountain Lemberger, and 2008 Chenin Blanc Ice Wine. Silver for 2008 Late Harvest Riesling.
Tapteil: Gold 2007 Tapteil Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Mountain and Silver for 2007 Tapteil Syrah, Spilya Vineyard, Yakima Valley
The Grand Tasting on June 13 is an extraordinary event at the beautiful Rainier Club. Known as one of the most prestigious wine awards, the Seattle Wine Awards began in 2006 by Christopher Chan, Director of Wine & Spirits at the Rainier Club and a certified sommelier.