Copperleaf Restaurant – Captain’s List Wine Selections
Seattle Private Dining Room
Wines selected by our team to represent the trademark of excellence in Pacific Northwest Vinification. Each bottle contains a unique experience, which will magnify the celebration of food, drink and good company. Cheers!
Palmaz Cellars “Amalia” – Chardonnay 2010
Julio and Amalia Palmaz have revived an historic winery in Napa Valley; their family-run operation continues to showcase the power of Napa Valley fruit. This chardonnay has robust layers of citrus aromas and rich tropical flavors.
Betz “Pere de Famille” – Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Bob Betz, Master of Wine, has been producing exemplary wine in Woodinville since his first vintage in 1997. The 2010 vintage derives additional depth from old vine cabernet harvested from the Red Willow Vineyard.
DeLille “Harrison Hill” – Red Blend 2010
A benchmark for Woodinville Wineries, DeLille has captured the benefits of a cooler year in highlighting Boudreaux varietals from the Harrison Hill vineyards.
Long Shadows “Feather” – Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Winemaker and proprietor, Alan Shoup, introduces Washington fruit to outside winemakers in all his creations. With “Feather,” Napa’s Randy Dunn uses Yakima fruit to its fullest potential.
Hendry – Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
The Cabernet grapes for this dark, supple and exceptionally balanced wine are drawn from Block 8 vines planted in 1974, located on the benchlands of Napa Valley.
Cote Bonneville “Carriage House” – Red Blend 2005
“Vineyard Master” Hugh Shiels, along with wife Kathy, have produced spectacular fruit from their award-winning DuBrul Vineyards located in Yakima Valley. This Proprietary Blend leads with a silky texture and broad palate appeal.
Palmaz Vineyards “Estate” – Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Cabernet Sauvignon is the heart and soul of Amalia and Julio’s family-run winery. This release is distinguished by remarkable depth and rich texture. The ripe dark fruit is well supported by a luxurious, cashmere-esque mouth-feel.
Leonetti Cellars – Merlot 2010
For over thirty years Gary and Nancy Figgins have been producing exceptional wines from their Walla Walla estate vineyards. This sustainably harvested merlot showcases the fine fruit from the Seven Hills Old Block and Mill Creek Upland vineyards.
Meredith Lagier “Mount Veeder” – Syrah 2008
Stephen Lagier and Carole Meredith are the winemakers behind this Napa Valley Syrah. It possesses exceptional intensity, a full-bodied opulence and presents itself as a beautifully complex and ethereal wine.
Woodward Canyon “Old Vine” – Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
A melding of tradition and quality come together in this winery’s sophisticated yet relaxed approach to making wine with fruit from 35 year old vines.
Buty “Rediviva of the Stones” – Red Blends 2009
Caleb and Nina have created a blend of Syrah and Cabernet into a wine that
highlights the distinct terroires of Washington vineyards.
Corliss Estate – Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
The 2006 vintage from Michael Corliss and Kendal Mix has outstanding fruit mingled with an enticing bouquet of sweet spice, bay leaf and sage. An excellent demonstration of the richness and depth of the Columbia Valley cabernet.
JM Cellars – Carmenere 2009
John and Peggy Bigelow bring their wine-making prowess to this alluring, though lesser known Bordeaux varietal. This limited release carmenere offers deep layered dark fruit, while a pinch of Lewis vineyard syrah adds to the spicy backbone and elegant finish.