2011 Western Wine Awards Finalists

Try the best wines from the West

Under $15 whites

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Under $15 whites

Finalists:

Clayhouse 2010 "Adobe Pink" (Central Coast)

Gruet Blanc de Noirs (Lower Rio Grand, New Mexico)

Liberty School 2009 Chardonnay (Central Coast)

Under $15 reds

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Under $15 reds

Finalists:

Hahn 2009 Syrah (Central Coast)

Project Paso 2009 Grenache Blend by Don Sebastiani & Sons (Paso Robles)

Waterbrook 2008 Merlot (Columbia Valley)

$16-$25 whites

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$16-$25 whites

Finalists:

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2009 "Eroica" Riesling (Columbia Valley)

King Estate 2009 Domaine Pinot Gris (Oregon)

Navarro 2010 Estate Dry Gewürztraminer (Anderson Valley)

$16-$25 reds

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$16-$25 reds

Finalists:

Beckmen 2009 "Cuvée le Bec" Grenache Blend (Santa Ynez Valley)

Porter Creek 2009 Old Vine Carignane (Mendocino County)

Qupé 2009 Syrah (Central Coast)

$26-$40 whites

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$26-$40 whites

Finalists:

Ponzi 2008 Reserve Chardonnay (Willamette Valley)

Robert Sinskey 2010 Scintilla Sonoma Vineyard "Abraxas" Vin de Terroir (Los Carneros)

Tablas Creek 2009 "Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc" (Paso Robles)

$26-$40 reds

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$26-$40 reds

Finalists:

Andrew Murray 2008 "Espérance" Grenache Blend (Central Coast)

Saddleback 2007 Old Vine Zinfandel (Napa Valley)

St. Innocent 2009 Zenith Vineyard Pinot Noir (Eola-Amity Hills, Willamette Valley)

Stone Edge Farm 2007 "Surround" Cabernet Sauvignon (Sonoma Valley)

$41-$60 whites

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$41-$60 whites

Finalists:

Shafer 2009 Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay (Carneros, Napa Valley)

Suacci Carciere 2008 Heintz Vineyard Chardonnay (Russian River Valley)

Woodward Canyon 2010 Chardonnay (Washington State)

$41-$60 reds

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$41-$60 reds

Finalists:

Chehalem 2008 Reserve Pinot Noir (Ribbon Ridge, Willamette Valley)

Peay 2008 "Les Titans" Syrah (Sonoma Coast)

Villa Creek 2009 "Willow Creek Cuvée" Grenache Blend (Paso Robles)

$61 and over whites

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$61 and over whites

Finalists:

Bergström 2009 "Sigrid" Chardonnay (Willamette Valley)

Robert Mondavi 2009 To Kalon Vineyard "I Block" Fumé Blanc (Napa Valley)

Schramsberg 2004 "J. Schram" Brut (North Coast)

$61 and over reds

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$61 and over reds

Finalists:

Anomaly 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon (St. Helena, Napa Valley)

Domaine Drouhin 2007 "Laurène" Pinot Noir (Willamette Valley)

Gramercy 2009 "John Lewis" Syrah (Walla Walla Valley)

Rubicon 2007 Cabernet Blend (Rutherford, Napa Valley)

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