Vineyard: Six Umpqua Valley vineyards

Winemaker: Pat Spangler

Recognition: Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival Best of Show

Price: $27

Paris with: Grilled beef and lamb, roasted root vegetables, vegetable lasagna.

Tasting notes: This blend of merlot, malbec, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc is an elegantly styled wine with aromas of ripe cherry, red currant and a hint of mocha, followed by flavors of red cherry, spicy licorice, touches of fine-grained oak and just a hint of black olive.