Accolades for Walldeaux Smithie
Best Bordeaux-Style Red Blend by Washington Wine Awards April 2009
"An excellent value, this is full of plum & deep cherry flavors & shows fresh acidity...against a backbone of soft tannins."
Victoria Lahti, "Washington Wine Awards" Seattle Magazine, April 2009
Chuck Hill Wine Review of the Walldeaux Smithie
"...complex character on both nose & palate with cherry & floral perfume leading to flavors of earthy plum & cranberry."
Chuck Hill, www.WinesNW.com, October 2010
Seattle Metropolitan Reviews NV Waldeaux Smithie
"This beauty shows what good winemakers can do when they have the flexibility to blend many grape varieties from distinct vintages into one bottle."
Walldeaux Smithie Tops Wild 4 Washington Wine's "Top 10 Under $20" List
"Best food wine out there..."
William Pollard Jr., Wild 4 Washington Wine, 2012
Wild 4 Washington Wine "Wild" for Walldeaux Smithie
"...a superior, reasonably-priced red wine. Marie-Eve has successfully crafted an homage to Walla Walla & Bordeaux."
William Pollard Jr, Wild 4 Washington Wine, March 2012
Wine Press Northwest Reviews NV Anvil Red Table Wine
"3 vintages make this blend...rich & creamy on the palate with bittersweet chocolate in the finish."
Andy Perdue, Wine Press Northwest, Spring 2007
Wine Press NW rates NV Anvil Red Table Wine "Outstanding"
"...Marie-Eve Gilla makes this wine for special occasions with friends, then prices it for everyday drinking..."
Andy Perdue, Wine Press Northwest, Summer 2006
Wino Magazine Online Reviews Walldeaux Smithie
"...Yum, juicy, thick, tasty, value..."
Dave Bender, Wino Magazine Online, May 2010