What would an ANC Wine Club release be without exceptional pairings? Here is a fly over of the pairings for the June Member’s Only Release Wine and Cheese Pairing  in Prosser. Ah, Destiny!

Depending upon your Wine Club preference  of Reds Only, Mixed or Whites Only; you may be receiving a variety of the following wines.

Read our June 2013 Allocation Newsletters: Reds Only Allocation or Mixed Allocation

The newsletters contain tasting notes for each of our wines being released. Individual tasting notes can be found here.

2012 Chardonnay
This 2012 Estate Grown Chardonnay is 100% Barrel fermented, to maintain a fruit-forward style. Bright aromas of Fiji apple and Bosc pear roll into flavors of sweet stone fruit with mouth watering acidity to back it up. Hints of orange oil and ripe melon intertwine on the mid -palate, while a splash of lemon zest livens up the finish. The food-friendly acidity will lend its hand to many dishes or serve well chilled for a wonderfully refreshing wine.
Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills
100% Barrel Fermentation aged 6 month’s sur-lees | 100% Chardonnay
pH: 3.62 | TA: 0.59 g/L | Alcohol %: 13.4
Release Limited to 243 cases
$28 / 750ml. bottle (Retail)

2011 Lemberger

Also known as Blau Frankisch in Austria, this rich, dry red is deep in color with purple hues, showcasing a bouquet full of blueberries, plums, and hints of cedar. This young, lively red is bright and clean with a full avor prole of wild huckleberry and rose petal with hints of coee, dried herb, spice, and a judicious amount of acidity to go well with the lengthy nish. Pairs well with beef or lamb, and while Impressive now, feel free to bottle age another year or so to fully integrate this young wine.
Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills
Aged 18 months in 40% 1 year old French Oak & 60% in 2 year old French Oak Barrels
95% Lemberger, 5% Syrah (Block 15)
Release limited to 168 cases
$32 / 750ml. bottle (Retail)

2011 Grenache
Our 2011 Grenache provides great aromatic complexity with dark, ripe fruit and a burst of spice to go along with a rich, compelling mouthfeel, and well balanced acidity. The palate is packed with wild raspberry, strawberry and black cherry notes along with hints of cranberry, licorice, cassis, and black pepper. This wonderful Rhone varietal and the excellent Horse Heaven Hills growing conditions combine to produce a wonderful medium bodied wine that dances in your mouth and lingers on your tongue.
Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills
Aged 18 months in 30% new French Oak & 70% 2 year old French Oak barrels
96% Grenache, 4% Syrah (Block 43)
Release Limited to 184 cases
$42 / 750ml. bottle (Retail)

2010 “Little Big Man” Petit Verdot
Our 2nd bottling of this Bordeaux variety is diminutive but remarkably expressive. This wines dark and inky black color foreshadows the seductively alluring earthy aromas of blackberries, violets, eucalyptus and cedar. The approach to the palate is generous and easy with deep black currants, more blackberries, tobacco and some plum. The lengthy nish is complex, yet velvety smooth with hints of black cherry, espresso, and spice, backed up by solid tannins. Enjoy this robust wine on its own or with a hearty steak. If consuming prior to 2014, please decant.
Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills
Aged 22 months in 65% new French Oak & 35% 1 year old French Oak Barrels
94% Petit Verdot, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon (Block 5)
Release limited to 168 cases
$45 / 750ml. bottle (Retail)

2011 Rock Star Red
Deep, dark purple in color, this wine is heaven in a bottle. The wild blackberry and spice of Grenache, blended with the bold strength of our Syrah and the rening structure of Mourvedre, combine to rock your world. Loads of spice, with sultry layers of wild vine strawberry, lavender, raspberry and hints of pepper, all combine with a fruit-forward nose that lls your senses like the opening song at your favorite rock concert. Like many Rockstars, this wine is young and bold, but will continue to improve with age. If consumed prior to 2014, please decant.
Destiny Ridge Vineyard, Horse Heaven Hills
Aged 20 months in 50% new French Oak barrels & 50% 2 year old French Oak
62% Syrah, 34% Grenache, 4% Mourvedre
Release Limited to 227 cases
$42 / 750ml. bottle (Retail)