* Maison Bleue Winery, Prosser

Taste Washington! 2012 Recommended Wines.
* 3rd Runner Up – Maison Bleue, my 4th Favorite Winery at Taste Washington! 2012.

Very excited about the Maison Bleue Notre Vie Viognier. The grapes are planted at an elevation of 1,400 feet, so the soils are native, ancient soil types, which pre-date the Missoula floods. Their Boushey Syrah was outstanding. Friends, this winery merits your attention. Take some bottles home and enjoy in a family setting.

Jon Meuret-Martinez, Maison Bleue Winemaker.

Maison Bleue is a family-owned winery dedicated to the production of terroir-driven wines from designated vineyards and appellations located across Washington State.

Winemaker Jon Meuret-Martinez.

Maison Bleue, three of my favorite wines at Taste Washington! 2012.

The Wines:

* Favorite: 2010 "Notre Vie" Viognier 100% vineyard at 1400 ft. elevation. Ancient soil types at this elevation are pre-Missoula floods. Forward, modest fruit, balanced, bone dry, European, feminine, like. ABV 13.5% cases produced 305, retail price $25.

* Favorite: 2011 Rouse Mourvedre "La Famille" - Unreleased Boushey. Picked at 21 brix, no contact with skin, bone dry, to be released soon. Lot of work, shiny, age worthy. ABV 12.5%.

* Favorite: 2009 “Liberte” Boushey Syrah - 100% syrah, $45, love the nose, aromatic, perfect on the tongue, violets, lilacs, lovely finish, balanced acidity, long finish, fruit strong. ABV 14.7%, cases produced 196, retail price $45.

Total production at this winery is around 1350 – 1450 cases.

Winery open for special events or by private appointment.
Maison Bleue Winery
357 Port Ave.
Studio D
Prosser, WA 99350

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Distributors are located in: California, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Washingon.

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