- White blend
There's an image of horses on the label, and who doesn't love a good wine-label pun? Well, for what it's worth, I don't, so it's probably a good thing I'm not in the marketing biz because they seem to work. The first reference is to the typical height (14 hands) of the small wild horses that conspicuously roamed the Columbia River Valley of Washington State. The wine certainly is hot to trot with the stiff competition in the white-blend wine derby (pun, sorry!). For the money, it's impressive, with a medium-bodied, rounded and admirably dry profile, showing smooth peach and tropical fruit against balancing acidity. Nice on its own for, say, a baby-shower gathering or football game; $16.99 in B.C., various prices in Alberta, $15.27 in Manitoba, $19.99 in Nova Scotia.