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Winemaker's Journal — Seattle Wine Awards

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Several North Central Washington wineries came away with gold and double gold medals from the 2014 Seattle Wine Awards. The awards were announced last week.

Judges generously gave double gold medals to 30 percent of nearly 1,000 entries. More than 60 percent of wines entered won double gold or gold medals.

Here's a list of local winners:

Double gold

37 Cellars: 2010 Quartet, 2011 Merlot

Cairdeas Winery: 2011 Greine, 2013 Nellie Mae

Cave B Estate Winery: 2013 Semillon Ice Wine, 2012 Gewurztraminer

Gingko Forest Winery: 2010 Malbec, 2009 Mourvedre, 2010 Syrah, 2010 Petit Verdot

Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards: 2013 Viognier

Jones of Washington: 2013 Riesling, 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 Viognier

Malaga Springs Winery: 2013 Muscat Canelli, 2013 Viognier

Martin-Scott Winery: 2013 Rose of Sangiovese, 2013 Pinot Gris, 2013 Gewurztraminer

Plain Cellars: 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon; 2011 Summer Solstice

Ryan Patrick Vineyards: 2012 Naked Chardonnay, 2012 Reserve Chardonnay, 2012 Ryan's Riesling

Tsillan Cellars: 2013 Estate Nudo, 2013 Estate Pinot Grigio

Winegirl Wines: 2012 Kamari Chardonnay


Cairdeas Winery: 2011 Consonance, NV TRI

Cave B Estate Winery: 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2011 Cabernet Franc, 2011 Syrah, 2012 Semillon, 2013 Riesling, 2013 Viognier

Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards: 2011 Ice Breaker

Icicle Ridge Winery: 2012 PS I Love You Red Wine, 2012 Riesling

Jones of Washington: 2013 Rose of Syrah, 2013 Pinot Gris

Kyra Wines: 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 Pinot Gris, 2013 Chenin Blanc

Lost River Winery: 2012 Rain Shadow, 2012 Chardonnay

Martin-Scott Winery: 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Riesling

Mellisoni Vineyards: 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Tsillan Cellars: 2011 Estate Reserve Syrah, 2013 Estate Chardonnay, 2013 Estate Gewurztraminer, 2013 Estate Viognier

Wedge Mountain Winery: 2010 Cabernet Franc, 2010 Malbec

Winegirl Wines: 2011 Kamari Cabernet Franc


Cave B Estate Winery: 2011 XXVI Cabernet Sauvignon, 2011 Blanc de Blanc

Gingko Forest Winery: 2010 Wildwood, 2009 Tumbleweed Cabernet Sauvignon, 2011 Malbec, 2012 Coalesce, 2011 Coalesce, 2013 Ginkgo Rose, 2012 Viognier

Icicle Ridge Winery: 2012 Gewurztraminer

Jones of Washington: 2013 Sauvignon Blanc, 2013 Chardonnay

Kyra Wines: 2011 GARNET

Legend Cellars: 2006 Vincitore Vermouth

Malaga Springs Winery: 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

Martin Scott Winery: 2013 Viognier

Tsillan Cellars: 2013 Estate Sempre Amore

Wedge Mountain Winery: 2008 Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon


Cave B  Estate Winery: 2011 Curvee du Soleil, 2013 Sauvignon Blanc

Gingko Forest Winery: 2007 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 Rose of Sangiovese

Hard Row to Hoe Vineyards: 2011 Petit Verdot, 2011 Good in Bed Pinot Noir

Karma Vineyards: 2010 Method Champenoise Brut

Ryan Patrick Vineyards: 2010 Rock Island Red, 2012 Redhead Red

Tsillan Cellars: 2011 Estate Bellissima Rossa