We arrived later in the afternoon on Saturday the 23rd. Only enough time to pickup our Olsen Estates 2008 Estate Grenache**** we ordered back in June and to taste their line up. It was great to see our Olsen friends. We also had time to visit Alexandria Nicole. Thanks Theron for the tasting...
Sunday the 24th was all about wine tasting
This was our first visit to this winery. Their tasting room is the old farm house on their property.
2007 Semillion**+ fruity, balance
2008 Cabernet Franc Rose’***:-) ripe fruit
NV Red Wine Blend XII** dried cherries
2008 Cabernet Franc** soft, licorices
The Hogue Cellars
I’m always surprise when we taste here, in a good way…
2009 Terroir B II White Wine*** light, apricots
2009 Terroir Sangiovese Rosato*** strawberry
2005 Terroir Lemberger** nice nose, burnt earth
2006 Reserve Merlot** dark fruit, cocoa
2007 Terroir Syrah**+ dark cherry
2009 Terroir Muscat Canelli***+ peach
Desert Wine Winery
2008 Sangiovese**+ raspberry, light spice
2008 Tempranillo**+ fruit, earth
2008 Duck Pond Pinot Noir**+ strawberry, slight jam
2008 Ruah*** cherries, cloves
2006 Sangiovese***+ light peppery
2008 Malbec**** plum, spices
2006 Reserve Merlot*** lush soft tannins
2002 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon*** fruit, sweet tobacco, soft tannins
2006 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon*** red current, cocoa
2006 Reserve Syrah**** herbal, smoky, fruit, soft tannins
Wine O’Clock Wine Bar
This is almost a ‘have to’ stop for lunch. They also offer wine tasting of River Aeria and Bunnell Family Cellars.
Fall Vegetables Puréed Soup**** wonderful soup for the fall
2006 Boushey-McPherson Vineyard Syrah**** blackberry, plum, spice
2007 Merlot*** plums, currants, spice, chocolate
2007 Royalty Red*** dark fruit
2007 Cabernet Sauvignon**+ berry, nutty
2007 Jove*** fruit, ripe plums
2008 Estate Viognier**+ stone fruit
We ended the day with a fine dinner at Tuscany Rustic Italian Bistro**** always good to see Susanne. Always a wonderful experience, so when in Prosser always eat at Tuscany…
Bruschetta*** mozzarella, roma tomatoes and kalamata olives tossed with fresh basil and olive oil served over baguette bread.
Salmon Fettuccini***+ with Alfredo sauce
Prime Sirloin Steak**** with Bruleed Gorgonzola Cheese, Rosemary Balsamic Reduction with Shitake mushrooms, frenched green beans and red potatoes. It was yummy…
NV APEX Sparkling Red Wine**+ this is a fun sparkly
This was a fun few days in Prosser. This will probably be the last visit until the spring, a sad thought.