Vineyard: Varner-Traul Vineyards in Talent

Winemaker: Kiley Evans

Recognition: Featured in the October issue of Sunset magazine as one of the region's top "Wines to Try" and earned a silver medal at the Southern Oregon World of Wine competition.

Price: $28

Pair with: Fire-roasted leg of wild boar, grilled Madeira-tamarind-glazed rack of lamb, Rogue Creamery Crater Lake Blue cheese.

Tasting notes: Opens with aromas of clove and cinnamon, followed by sweet, black-cherry fruit on the palate and supple tannins.