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South Fork Inn and Grille
 "Welcome Friends - Come on in and Stay Awhile"

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Winemaker Notes:

COLUMBIA CREST H3, MERLOT – Washington

The Columbia Crest H3 Merlot is a medium-bodied Merlot delivering aromas of spice and blackberry, with a perfect balance of earth, cocoa and ripe cherry flavors with a rich, velvety finish.

Food Pairings: This wine pairs well with tomato-based sauces such as Bolognese and Puttanesca, intensely and richly flavored foods such as grilled meats, braised lamb shanks or pot roast, and strongly flavored cheeses.


ARBOR CREST, CABERNET  SAUVIGNON– Washington

This bold style Cabernet Sauvignon displays great complexity and structure. There are aromas of dark berry fruits and plum on the nose with chocolate and vanilla on the palate.

Food Pairings: This wine pairs well with beef tenderloin or hearty pasta.


ROSEMOUNT, SHIRAZ – Australia

This Shiraz is full-bodied, well-defined and juicy-sweet with blackberry, plum and cherry flavors complemented by the subtle richness of oak. 

Food Pairings: Perfectly complements beef brochettes and dry rubbed bbq beef brisket. Try with tender beef medallions and heart winter stews.


BAREFOOT, MALBEC – California

Barefoot Malbec is well known as a plush red wine of epic proportions. Big juicy flavors of blackberry and currant set sail on a gorgeous gust of vanilla, caramel and toasted oak.

Food Pairings: Goes great with barbequed steak, pulled pork or caramelized-onion pizza .


CASILLERO DEL DIABLO, CARMENERE - Chile

Ripe, densely packed with black-cherry, currant, chocolate and cedar flavors. Round mouthfilling with ample soft and sweet tannins, finishing with lively acidity to balance the intense range of flavors.

Food Pairings: This wine goes perfectly with red meat. It also matches marvelously with game meat. Try it with pickled onions and Blue Cheese.


ROBERT MONDAVI, RED ZINFANDEL – California

A zesty, fruity red produced from Central Coast grapes. The wine’s aromas reveal a deep core of bright, lively strawberry, blackberry, and mango with a discrete licorice note. Superbly balanced, with bright acidity and supple tannins.

Food Pairings: Makes a fine match for a wide range of hearty dishes, including short ribs, Philly cheese steak or burgers.


ARBOR CREST CLIFF HOUSE BLUSH - Washington

Pacific Northwest Sangiovese grapes  imparts a delicate aroma of strawberry and spice. The Riesling exhibits aromas of honeysuckle and pear followed by a crisp apple-like flavor accented by honey and floral notes. Together they create a well-balanced, yet soft and sweet, rose style wine.

Food Pairings: A wonderful compliment to a variety of shellfish and white fish such as halibut or swordfish. As well, the balanced acidity makes a great pairing with turkey and chicken.


RODNEY STRONG, CHARDONNAY – California

Bright lemon and apple aromas mingle with hints of toasty barrel complexity, while on the palate your taste buds will enjoy pear, pineapple, baking spices and refreshing acidity.

Food Pairings: Enjoy with pan-seared scallops, poached salmon with a caper butter sauce or grilled pesto chicken.


COLUMBIA CREST H3 SAUVIGNON BLANC – Washington

This elegant, medium-bodied Chardonnay opens with aromas of spiced pear and freshly sliced apples with notes of blossoms and honey. Hints of toasty coconut join flavors of white orchard fruits, pineapple, grapefruit and sweet oak, ending with a lengthy finish of creamy vanilla.

Food Pairings: This wine pairs well with Alaskan cod chowder, pan seared scallops and roasted pork loin with pineapple glaze.


ROSEMOUNT RIESLING – Australia

A sweet juicy burst of quinces and zesty limes is seamlessly replaced by fragrant rosewater and Turkish Delight.

Food Pairings: Best served cold with great friends and spicy food.


BERINGER WHITE ZINFANDEL – California

Beringer’s White Zinfandel, the focus is to highlight the fresh red berry, citrus and melon aromas and avors, and round them out with subtle hints of nutmeg and clove.

Food Pairings: The wine has a youthful exuberance that is enjoyable as a sipper on its own, or with a variety of dishes.