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Best Beverage Launches New Domestic and Imported Wines

Barnard Griffin Wines of Washington State.

Best Beverage of Rhode Island added new wines to its portfolio: Ermisch Cellars Pinot Noir, Barnard Griffin Wines and Priorat Wines. Ermisch Cellars Pinot Noir, from the Willamette Valley AVA, received a 91-point rating from Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast. The winery’s sustainably-farmed certified grapes are hand-harvested then fermented in open top bins, manually punched down two to three times daily, and aged 12 months in first and second use French Oak barrels. Barnard Griffin Wines of Washington State, which includes a Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Chardonnay, Riesling and Fume Blanc, offers small production fine wines and was founded in 1983 by Rob Griffin and Deborah Barnard. Spain’s Priorat Wines includes Portal del Priorat Clos del Portal Negre de Negres, Gotes del Priorat and Gotes del Montsant. Priorat Wines are organically produced in the Catalan Denominació d’Origen Qualificada (DOQ).

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