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2018 Mark Ryan Winery The Dissident

ITEM 8113174 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release; Consignor is original owner

Bidder Quantity Amount Total
ricku 1 $25 $25
3 $25
Item Sold Amount Date
I8118452 1 $25 Feb 20, 2022
I8118444 1 $26 Feb 20, 2022
I8118444 1 $25 Feb 20, 2022
I8113174 1 $25 Feb 13, 2022
I8096465 2 $30 Jan 23, 2022
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RATINGS

92Jeb Dunnuck

...crunchy black fruits as well as notes of chocolate, tobacco, and earthy goodness. Medium to full-bodied on the palate, it has a slightly streamlined style, but it’s purity is beautiful.

91James Suckling

Notes of blackberries, grilled herbs, coffee and cloves. Full-bodied with chewy tannins. Fleshy and textured with structure.

91Wine Enthusiast

...aromas are pulled back, with notes of dried leaf, raspberry, bittersweet chocolate and cherry. The palate is rich, flavorful, focused, layered and lengthy.

PRODUCER

Mark Ryan Winery

Mark Ryan Winery is in Woodinville, Washington. It was founded in 1999 by Mark Ryan, a self-taught winemaker who crushed his first vintages in garages of his friends and family. Ryan now employs a winemaker and a consultant and sources his grapes from vineyards in the Red Mountain and Yakima Valley AVAs. The winery makes several Cabernet and Merlot blends, Syrah, Mourvedre and Viognier.

REGION

United States, Washington, Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley AVA is larger than some states. At 18,000 square miles, or 11 million acres, the appellation covers almost half of Washington State and a small part of Oregon on the south side of the Columbia River. Established in 1984, Columbia Valley contains numerous sub appellations within its boundaries, including Yakima Valley AVA and Walla Walla AVA, both large and important wine districts. Columbia Valley AVA, generally called the Columbia Basin by Pacific Northwesterners, is in the Columbia River Plateau, and the AVA also includes a section of northeastern Oregon. There are dozens of microclimates within this appellation of about 7,000 vineyard acres. Many kinds of grapes are grown in the Columbia Valley, though the principal grapes planted are Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling, Syrah, Pinot Gris and Sauvignon Blanc. Eastern Washington experiences very hot summers and cold winters, and the northern latitude means that Washington vineyards receive several more hours of sun in the summer than California vineyards. Grapes in Washington therefore have time to develop significant tannins and overall ripeness.