Issue 147, November/December 2009
Dowsett Family Winery
International Wine Cellar
2008 Gewurztraminer Celilo Vineyard Columbia Gorge ($22; from a block of vines planted in 1984) Very pale yellow. High-toned aromas of nectarine, lime and mint. Juicy and just off-dry (4.8 grams r.s. per liter), with subtle stone fruit flavors complicated by spices and a suggestion of marzipan. [...]
We have now added Cavatappi Distribuzione as our Seattle area distributor. We hope that this will help our Western Washington fans find our wines!
There is a nice mention of our Gewürztraminer in Seattle Metropolitan magazine’s “11 top wine experts pick the best 100 Northwest wines under $50″, read the article here
We have released the Gewurztraminer! It is the initial release for the Dowsett Family Winery. The fruit was grown in the 1984 block of the beautiful Celilo Vineyard. This is our only white wine and there are only 100 cases. The 2007 is a full-bodied, dry white wine that has the acidity to stand up to an amazing array [...]
Here is the latest article on us via the Seattle Times Food & Wine section. Paul Gregutt had a chance to taste some of our friends’ wines during his last trip through the Columbia Gorge, and also had kind words for us. See his article here