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Accolades

Accolades for BlackSmith Wines

2008 BlackSmith Syrah Earns Double Gold @ Seattle Wine Awards

 BlackSmith Syrah, Double Gold Award - Seattle Wine Awards, 2011

2009 Blacksmith Syrah an "Excellent" Value says Washington Wine Report

"The palate is soft & gauzy with dark fruit flavors. Lingers on the finish. A huge value at $15."

Sean Sullivan, Washington Wine Report, January 2012

2009 BlackSmith Syrah Takes 3rd @ 11th Annual Sexy Syrah

This year's judges picks truly reflect "la crème de la crème" for the 11th annual Sexy Syrah at Salty's.

2010 BlackSmith Chardonnay Outstanding Value, says Washington Wine Report

"An aromatic offering of Chardonnay with toasty spices, almond butter, whiffs of tropical fruit, & tangerine... An outstanding value at $15."

Sean Sullivan, Washington Wine Report, January 2012

BlackSmith 2011 Merlot 1st Place Winner - "$20 & Under Merlots"

"Amazing quality in an approachable and affordable red..."

Seattle Magazine, 9th Annual "Best Washington Wine Awards", Summer 2014

BlackSmith 2011 Red Blend a NW Wine Anthem "Friday Find"

"…a great, young, easy drinking food wine…ready to be drunk right now…a real sense of Washington in sum…”

Clive Pursehouse, NWWineAnthem.com, August 23 2013

BlackSmith 2012 Chardonnay Finalist - "Chardonnays $15 or Less"*

9th Annual "Best Washington Wine Awards"

Seattle Magazine, Summer 2014

BlackSmith Syrah a Food & Wine "Top 10 Winter Wine" Under $20

Although this New York-based reviewer is right about BlackSmith Syrah being a great game-day wine, we say it is a perfect pairing with chili & a Seahawks Superbowl win!

BlackSmith Syrah Tops Wild 4 Washington Wine's "Top 10 Under $20" List

"...wonderful example of Washington Syrah."

William Pollard Jr., Wild 4 Washington Wine, March 2012

Full Offer & Review - BlackSmith 2012 Chardonnay

"...lovely Chardonnay...For a balanced weeknight white, this is tough to beat."

Paul Zitarelli, FullPullWines.com, January 24, 2014

Full Pull Offer & Review - BlackSmith 2011 Red Wine

"...rock-solid vineyard sources...an odd blend, but it hangs together well...warming, generous character...a lovely choice as a house wine in the bleak mid-winter."

Paul Zitarelli, FullPullWines.com, January 24, 2014

Full Pull Reviews BlackSmith 2009 Syrah

"...an awfully good representation of pan-Washington Syrah...The silkiness of the mouthfeel is what is especially unexpected at this sub-$20 tariff."

 Paul Zitarelli, FullPullWines.com, March 5, 2012

Full Pull Reviews BlackSmith 2010 Chardonnay

"...Balanced, vibrant, & lovely, this is a clever bottle of Chardonnay."

Paul Zitarelli, FullPullWines.com, March 5, 2012

Impulse Wine Offer & Review - BlackSmith 2012 Chardonnay

"...added value factor...fantastic, everyday drinking Chardonnay."

Yashar Shayan, ImpulseWine.com, July 29, 2014

Pacific Northwest Wines reviews 2008 BlackSmith Merlot

"...offers excellent quality & plenty of the character expected from more expensive bottlings...A good buy for your holiday entertaining."

Chuck Hill, Pacific Northwest Wines, November 2011

Rand Sealey Reviews 2009 BlackSmith Syrah

"...chock-full of thick dark fruits that are marked by notes of licorice, chocolate & earthy minerals.."

Rand Sealey, Review of Washington Wines, March 2012

Rand Sealey Reviews 2010 BlackSmith Chardonnay

"...notes of grape skin, stony minerals, mandarin orange rind & butternut...shows fine fruit acid balance on the back & finish..."

Rand Sealey, Review of Washington Wines, March 2012

Rand Sealey Reviews 2011 BlackSmith Red Blend

"...an intriguing nose of raspberry, cherry, plum, crushed roses, bayberry & spiced incense..."

Rand Sealey, Review of WA Wines, August 2013

Rand Sealey Reviews BlackSmith 2010 Merlot

"...notes of licorice, chocolate, coffee bean & earth..."

Rand Sealey, Review of Washington Wines, November 2012

Rand Sealey Reviews BlackSmith 2010 Syrah

"...The flavors are well focused, with the dark fruits intermixed with licorice, cocoa & earthy minerals..."

Rand Sealey, Review of Washington Wines, November 2012

Rand Sealey Reviews BlackSmith 2011 Chardonnay

 "... offers an attractive nose of apple, peach & citrus with scents of apple blossoms & vanilla bean..."

Rand Sealey, Review of Washington Wines, November 2012

Washington Wine Report Reviews 2008 BlackSmith Merlot

" A moderately aromatic wine with spice, cedar, & red currant. The palate is broad with soft tannins & silky fruit flavors."

Sean Sullivan, Washington Wine Report, January 2012

Wild 4 Washington Wine Raves about 2009 BlackSmith Syrah

"Everything good about Washington Syrah can be found in a bottle of 2009 BlackSmith Syrah. Quote me on that."

William Pollard Jr., Wild 4 Washington Wine, February 2012

Wine Enthusiast Praises 2009 BlackSmith Pinot Noir As Solid Value

"The berry flavors have a creamy wrap, a suggestion of vanilla, a lick of cinnamon. All good."

Paul Gregutt, Wine Enthusiast, April 2011

Wine Enthusiast Rates BlackSmith 2011 Chardonnay 90 Points "Editor's Choice"

"...pretty fruit flavors of tangy grapefruit & sweet melon."

Paul Gregutt, Wine Enthusiast, December 2012

Wine Enthusiast Reviews 2008 BlackSmith Syrah

"...far more depth & subtlety than many wines twice as expensive."

Paul Gregutt, Wine Enthusiast, April 2011

Wine Enthusiast reviews BlackSmith 2012 Chardonnay

"...pleasing...Abundant stone fruit flavors are supported by a creamy feel..."

Sean P Sullivan, Wine Enthusiast, March 2015

Wine Enthusiast Reviews BlackSmith 2012 Merlot

"...full-bodied in feel with coffee & red fruit flavors that linger."

Sean P Sullivan, Wine Enthusiast, March 2015

Wine Enthusiast reviews BlackSmith 2012 Red Blend

"...notes of blackberry, green herbs, coffee & wood spice..."

Sean P Sullivan, Wine Enthusiast, March 2015

Wine Press Northwest Rates 2009 BlackSmith Syrah a "Best Buy"

"...aromas of blackberries & chocolate, followed by flavors of boysenberries, black pepper & mocha."

Andy Perdue, Wine Press Northwest, Spring 2012