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Ruah is our flagship blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Dry with aromas and flavors of blackberry, dark chocolate and earth.
$40.00 per Bottle
A traditional an Italian varietal, Barbera thrives in the warm arid conditions of Eastern Washington. A portion of this Barbera was fermented in a combination of open top bins and stainless steel. After fermentation, the wine was aged in Neutral oak barrels for approximately 8 months, and then in stainless steel to preserve the excellent fruit character, for an additional 18 months. The resulting wine has a deep color, with low tannin and moderately high acidity. Floral aromas of lavender are present with flavors and aromas of blackberry and plum.
Desert Wind Winery Vineyard, Wahluke Slope, WA
98% Barbera, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvested on November 1st-10th, 2016
Mix of stainless-steel fermentation & open top bins. Aged in neutral oak barrels & stainless steel.
Alcohol 13.65 % | TA 0.675 g/100ml | pH 3.79-R.S.:<0.1%
$30.00 per Bottle
$360.00 per Case
This 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon is rich, robust and a great example of the powerhouse reds for which Washington State is known. The wine exhibits aromas and flavors of blackberry, black currant, cinnamon, cocoa and Bing cherry. Enjoy now or age an additional 3-5 years for added complexity.
$18.00 per Bottle
$0.00 per Case
Our Malbec was picked in mid-October and fermented in open top bins for 6 days of skin contact, with twice daily punch downs. Post-fermentation the wine was aged for 16 months in barrel to enhance complexity and add additional oak flavors to complement the fruit flavors. The resulting Malbec is rich and soft on the palate with flavors of blackberry and dark chocolate with sweet oak, vanilla, and toast on the finish.
Desert Wind Winery Vineyard-’06 Block, Wahluke Slope, WA
95% Malbec, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvested on October 11th, 2016
Open top fermentation with punch downs twice daily; 6 days of skin contact.
Alcohol 13.4 % | TA 0.62 g/100ml | pH 3.76
$30.00 per Bottle
$360.00 per Case
The 2016 Merlot features a rich and structured palate with flavors of cherry, vanilla, and chocolate,leading to a supple finish. Desert Wind Merlot is enjoyable on a warm summer day with barbecued meats and vegetables, or simply as a great glass of wine before dinner. Enjoy now, though will rewarded with several more years of ageing.
$18.00 per Bottle
Ruah, which means, “wind, breath or spirit” in Hebrew is the perfect name for our proprietary blend that reflects the unique terroir of the Wahluke Slope. The 2016 vintage features six classic Bordeaux varietals, and a significant portion of the Rhone varietal Syrah to develop a rich and bold red wine.
$20.00 per Bottle
The 2017 Chardonnay was fermented in stainless steel to preserve its luscious fruit flavors, underwent 50% malolactic fermentation to soften the palate while maintaing bright acid and was aged sur lie to enhance mouthfeel. The resulting wine expresses notes of tropical fruits, honey and hints of vanilla.
$15.00 per Bottle
 The ‘Heritage Series’ Merlot is sourced from some of the best vines Desert Wind Vineyard has to offer. The grapes are fermented in open top bins with twice daily punch-downs to carefully extract color, flavor, and tannins. The wine is then pressed and aged in barrels, with a mix of French and neutral oak, for a total of 16 months. Syrah and Malbec were added to provice bold fruit flavor and complexity. The resulting wine is well structured with moderate acidity and flavors of cherry, cassis, vanilla, and espresso.
Desert Wind Winery Vineyard, Wahluke Slope, WA
75% Merlot, 15% Syrah, 8% Malbec, 2% Cabernet Sauvignon
Harvested on October 28th, 2017
Open top bins with twice daily punch-downs. Aged 16 months in French & neutral oak barrels.
Alcohol 15.02% - TA 0.585 g/100ml - pH 3.59 – R.S.: 0.15%
$40.00 per Bottle
$480.00 per Case
Our Dry Rosé features three Portuguese varietals, with Touriga Nacional being dominant then Tinto Cão and Souzão. These varietals are uncommon in Washington, and even more uncommon as a Rosé, which makes our Dry Rose truly one-of-a-kind. The grapes were hand-picked and pressed with minimal skin contact, and then fermented cool in stainless steel. This resulted in a light-bodied, fresh and crisp tasting rosé with notes of strawberry, minerals, and grapefruit.
Desert Wind Winery Estate Vineyard, Yakima Valley, WA
88% Touriga Nacional, 11% Tinto Cão, 1% Souzão
100% hand-picked on October 18th, 2018.
Stainless steel fermentation.
Alcohol 12.4 % | TA 0.54 g/100ml | pH 3.57
$22.00 per Bottle
Due to the limited availability of this item, the maximum order quantity is 12.
Our Sauvignon Blanc was lightly pressed and fermented cool in stainless steel to preserve the delicate fruit flavors. Throughout summer, the days were warm and sunny with little rainfall and above average heat, providing ideal growing conditions. The resulting wine is light and crisp with aromatic herbs, green apple, and lemon.
Desert Wind Winery Vineyard, Wahluke Slope, WA
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Harvested on September 24th, 2018
Stainless steel at 55 degrees. Aged for four months
Alcohol 13.8 % | TA 0.585 g/100ml | pH 3.44
$24.00 per Bottle
$288.00 per Case