This article originally appeared, in part, in the January, 2021 issue of Bellingham Alive Magazine
Tucked away on a hillside about 15 miles west of the Tri-Cities, the Red Mountain American Viticultural Area (AVA) is one of Washington’s most prominent wine grape growing regions.
At just a shade over 4,000 acres, Red Mountain is small in size but big on producing some of the best red wines in the country. Top red grape varieties grown here include cabernet sauvignon, merlot, syrah, malbec, cabernet franc, and petit verdot.Read More
https://files.constantcontact....It's clear how Red Mountain in Washington state, pictured above © Richard Duval Images, got its name. Here Alder enthuses about its wines. In America's other Cabernet he outlines how it won its stellar reputation.
The best Red Mountain wines have the power and depth of Napa Cabernet, but with a freshness of acidity and a re!nement of tannins that somehow make them a bit easier to drink, especially in their youth. The best also can feature wonderful garrigue-like herbal notes and hints of dusty earth, o"ering a savoury quality rarely found in California Cabernet.
https://www.crushedgrapechroni...We kick off our 12 days of wine this season with a wine from Red Mountain Washington from the Hedges Family Estate. We had a wonderful visit with Sarah Hedges Goedhart this summer and after a lengthy tasting through many of their wines we left with a bottle of this wine.
If you ever imbibe, you may have heard the latest buzzword: Natural wine.
And you may have wondered: Isn't all wine technically natural? Here's the answer to that question, and a few more questions you might have about the newest trend for wine enthusiasts:
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Hedges Family Estate operates in the wild west winemaking region of Washington known as Red Mountain.
Keep those two words – Red Mountain – in mind when you're thinking about buying a great bottle of American wine. The AVA is uniquely suited to show the abilities of American winemakers to compete with their cohorts in Bordeaux.