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Welcome to Forgeron Cellars

"The wines are outstanding across the board..." The Wine Advocate, June 2013

 

Discover unique wines inspired by Marie-Eve's French heritage! "Forgeron" is the French word for blacksmith as our winery/tasting room was founded in 2001 on the former site of a blacksmith shop. Buried in the foundation, for good luck, are hundreds of horseshoes unearthed during construction. In French, the word "Forgeron" refers to artisans who build with their hands combining experience with an extensive knowledge of their trade. This is the vision that Marie-Eve Gilla, Winemaker & Managing Partner brings to Forgeron Cellars, crafting complex, food-friendly wines from vineyards chosen for maturity and flavor profile.

Forgeron Cellars production is limited (around 6000 cases/year), allowing Marie-Eve to focus on quality by keeping each lot separate and allowing full expression of the wine's potential.

Accolades

Forgeron Cellars Scores Big with Wine Advocate

"These rock solid releases are made by Burgundy trained, Marie-Eve Gilla, who created this estate in 2001."
Reviewed by Jeb Dunnuck, RobertParker.com

Wines

2012 Red Mountain Mourvèdre

Our 2012 Mourvedre has aromas of cracked black pepper, dark fruit, licorice, and nutmeg. The flavors are mouth-watering and the acidity is nicely integrated. Jam, boysenberry, peppercorn, clove, lavender, sage, woody herbs, and floral notes. Silky smooth with bitter tannins and a long, clean finish.

Upcoming Events

Fall Release in Walla Walla

Drink Something New and Delicious.

We'll be releasing our 2013 Merlot and two big, bold Red Mountain beauties: 2013 Mourvèdre and 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon. Stop by early on Saturday and Sunday and enjoy a special French culinary treat!