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Cottonwood Cellars

Cottonwood Cellars Cottonwood Cellars is a family owned winery with a vineyard, Cottonwood Vineyards. The Owners are Keith (the Winemaker) and Diana (Marketing) Read. Richard Read is the Vineyard Manager. The winery began operation in 1994. The first grape vines (5 acres) were planted in 1995 and has increased yearly to the current 18 acres. A new building (at right) was added in 1998 for barrel aging, case good storage, and the tasting room.

Take US Highway 50 to the Town of Olathe. Turn west on Highway 348 at the traffic light at the intersection of US 50 and State Highway 348 in Olathe. Do not turn on highway 348 in Delta. Drive west 3.5 miles on highway 348. The winery is west of town, not in it, and there are no intermediate signs. Olathe is on the Western Slope of Colorado approximately 50 miles South of Grand Junction (I-70 and US Hwy 50), half way between the Cities of Delta and Montrose.

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P O Box 940, Olathe, CO, US, 81425 Email:
Phone: 970-323-6224 Web:
Fax: 970-323-6182
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  01 Reserve Merlot
Full bodied, nice black cherry, earthiness, good w/red meat, epecially lamb.Very popular
  02 Chardonnay
Dry white, Fermented Sur Lees method. New Oak Barrels. Nice with food.
  02 Lemberger
Estate btld. Oak Barrel Aged. Dry red with lots of fruit flavor and toased oak on the finish. Designed to go with pork, great with BBQ.
  02 Merlot
Medium bodied merlot with nice fruit and light oak. Great with Coloado lamb.
  02 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Very big and Full Bodied, smooth tannins, great with steak, elk, buffalo, or heavy meals, unfiltered
  03 Pinot Noir
Colorado Pinot Noir, light bodied red with cherry flavors and light toased oak on the finish. Aged in 100% French oak barrels. Great with Salmon.
  97 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Full bodied & un-filtered. Smooth, classic and ready to serve alone or with Sophisticated Cuisine
  99 Cabernet Sauvignon
Med bodied w/less tannin, hints of green pepper, try with red meats.
  Dry Gewurztraminer
Oak barrel fermented Spicy, try with Tex-Mex or curries
  Olathe Winery Cabernet Sauvignon
Very big and Full Bodied, great with steak, elk, buffalo, or heavy meals, unfiltered
  Olathe Winery Claret
Full bodied Cabernet & Merlot blend, unfiltered & oak barrel aged
  Olathe Winery Gewurztraminer
Off-dry, < 2% RS, floral nose, popular, Spicy, try with Tex-Mex or curries
  Olathe Winery Lemberger
Light Red, Fruity but dry, goes w/pork, very versatile with food.
  Olathe Winery Merlot
Smooth w/nice fruit, try with fatty red meats or cheese.
  Olathe Winery Rosé of Cabernet
100% Cabernet Sauvignon. Stawberry and chery flavors, Good with spicy foods & shrimp.
  Olathe Winery White Riesling
Off-dry, < 2% RS, popular Try w/chicken, Oriental, or snacks
  Rose of Cabernet
Off-dry, <2% RS, Versatile and food friendly


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