Bottle Notes

Exciting Debut Wines from Pàšxa

Pàšxa Wines was founded in 2018 by Mike Martin. Todd Alexander is the winemaker. His involvement with Pàšxa allows him to focus on organically farmed estate fruit from the Rocks District of Milton Freewater. Mike is also the owner at The Walls and Todd is also the winemaker at Force Majeure. I was fortunate enough to have the winery send…

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Bottle Notes

2012 La Rata – Bottle Notes

La Rata was founded by Elizabeth Bourcier in 2012. Bourcier, Cayuse’s assistant Vigneron, was inspired by Clos Erasmus of the Priorat region of Spain and crafted this blend. The wine is Grenache from Armada Vineyard and Cabernet from En Cerise Vineyard. The unique blend was named “The Rat” and then connects the Spanish influence, La Rata. The name reflects Bourcier’s…

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