Geek Out with Rachael – Cellaring Wines

I am often asked if the wines we make should be cellared or drunk soon. It is a great question to which there are few absolutes. Not all wines benefit…


Wine Press Northwest – Tasting results: Red Rhône Blends

AniChe Cellars’ results from the 2014 Wine Press Northwest Red Rhône Blend Tasting. EXCELLENT AniChe Cellars 2011 7 Gables, Columbia Valley, $26: This small winery in the Columbia Gorge town of…


AniChe Cellars Brings Home Double Gold from the Great Northwest Wine Competition 2014

The Great Northwest Wine Competition is judged by some of the top wine professionals on the West Coast, including sommeliers, writers, retailers and wholesalers. This year over 900 entries were…


7 Gables 2012

7 Gables is a blend of 34% Syrah, 34% Grenache, 12% Mourvedre, 8% Cinsault, 6% Counoise, 2% Grenache Blanc, 2% Picpoul.  Seven varietals in blend whisper elusive character of dark fruit,…


Three Witches 2012

Three Witches is a blend of 40% Cinsault, 30% Counoise, 30% Mourvedre. An unusual potion of strawberry, raspberry, rhubarb and cinnamon make this bright blend of three Rhone varietals bewitching….


Geek Out With Rachael – Rosé

I find that rosé’s are white wines for red wine drinkers. They offer less cloying qualities than most white wines, especially when they are not too phenolically extracted. They can be sweet or dry. And most compellingly, they are served cold!

Tyger, Tyger

Tyger, Tyger 2010

Tyger, Tyger is a blend of 29% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 29% Petit Verdot, 13% Malbec from Horse Heaven Hills.  Indian spices overlayed on sweet tobacco, pomegranate, black cherry and forest…


Be Holden 2011- SOLD OUT

Be Holden 2012 will be released April 2015. Be Holden is a blend of 44% Malbec, 14% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Petit Verdot from the Horse Heaven Hills and Rattlesnake…


Orlando 2011 SOLD OUT!

Orlando 25% Grenache, 75% Tempranillo from Columbia Valley, WA.  Dried herbs, red berry, raisins and pepper fill the nose of this medium bodied, subtle tannin wine. Pairs well with spicy dishes and…


Atticus 2011- SOLD OUT

Atticus 2012 will be released December 13th, 2014 and is now a wine club only wine. Atticus is a blend of Joseph Phelps clone Syrah (97%) and Viognier (3%). Atticus…