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Accolades for 2024 Wine Lineup

Points Aren't Everything, But It's Nice to Know

2023 GILLETT Kiona Selects FPO GILL4190 WEB

The value of scores, as far as we see it, is through the lens of the organization, not the product. Does a vineyard and/or winery produce wines that deliver on a promise of quality and value across time? Across styles? Across price points?

Our industry is often very product focused. The messaging at Kiona tends to skew more vineyard and winery focused, as they are marketable over a longer period of time. Compared to the typical window of availability for a single wine (~12 months) we can focus on macro-picture narratives like vineyards, Red Mountain, the winery, etc..

So with that in mind, here's a review roundup of are current and soon-to-be-released 2024 lineup - in order of ascending SRP. We're not just sending the fancy, high-end wines and hoping for some trickle-down accolades - we send 'em all, from the <$20 offerings all the way up to the $85 options. We hope the takeaway is that we're producing compelling, competitive wines in every price range and category we operate in.

2022 Columbia Valley Old Vine Chardonnay ($19) - Read | Buy
- 90 Points, James Suckling

2022 Columbia Valley Old Vine Chenin Blanc ($19) - Read | Buy
- 90 Points, James Suckling
- 91 Points, International Wine Report
- 91 Points, Best Buy, Wine Enthusiast

2019 Columbia Valley Estates Cuvée ($19) - Read | Buy
- 91 Points, James Suckling

2021 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Lemberger ($19) - Read | Buy
- 91 Points, James Suckling
- 90 Points, International Wine Report
- 90 Points, Decanter

2022 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Rosé of Sangiovese ($25) - Read | Buy
- 92 Points, International Wine Report

2022 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Sauvignon Blanc ($27) - Read | Buy
- 90 Points, International Wine Report

2021 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Sangiovese ($36) - Read | Buy
- 91 Points, James Suckling
- 90 Points, Jeb Dunnuck

2020 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Syrah ($36) - Read | Buy
- 91 Points, James Suckling
- 91 Points, Vinous

2021 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Merlot ($36) - Releasing ~Q2 2024
- 91 Points, James Suckling

2019 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($36) - Read | Buy
- 91 Points, Owen Bargreen
- 91 Points, James Suckling
- 93 Points, International Wine Report
- 92 Points, Decanter

2019 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Malbec ($40) - Read | Buy
- 90 Points, Vinous
- 90 Points, Jeb Dunnuck
- 93 Points, International Wine Report
- 91 Points, James Suckling
- 90 Points, Wine Advocate

Estate Bottled Red Mountain Fortuna III ($45) - Read | Releasing March 29th
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91 Points, Owen Bargreen
- 94 Points, International Wine Report
- 92 Points, Decanter
- 95 Points, James Suckling

Red Mountain Cyclops VI ($45) - Releasing ~Q3 2024
- 91 Points, James Suckling

Red Mountain Zeus ($45) - Releasing ~Q3 2024
- 91 Points, James Suckling

2021 Pinot Noir + Lemberger ($50) - Read | Buy
- 92 Points, International Wine Report
- 90 Points, Owen Bargreen
- 92 Points, Decanter
- 90 Points, James Suckling

2018 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Heart of the Hill Merlot ($55) - Read | Buy
- 92 Points, The Wine Advocate
- 91 Points, Wine & Spirits Magazine

2021 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Reserve ($65) - Read | Buy
- 92 Points, James Suckling
- 92 Points, Owen Bargreen
- 93 Points, International Wine Report
- 90 Points, Decanter

2019 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Heart of the Hill Cabernet Sauvignon ($85) - Read | Releasing March 29th
- 93 Points, Owen Bargreen
- 93 Points, Wine & Spirits Magazine
- 90 Points, James Suckling
- 94 Points, International Wine Report
- 92 Points, Decanter
- 93 Points, The Wine Advocate

2021 Estate Bottled Red Mountain Old Block Cabernet Sauvignon ($85) - Read | Releasing ~Q3 2024
- 91 Points, James Suckling
- 94 Points, Owen Bargreen
- 94 Points, International Wine Report
- 91 Points, Decanter

That's forty eight 90+ point scores for our 2024 lineup, as of today. We have several outstanding submissions that we hope will push that number well past 50.