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An important winegrowing state increasingly recognized for its high-quality reds and whites, Washington ranks second in production in the U.S. after California. Washington wines continue to gain well-deserved popularity as they garner higher and higher praise from critics and consumers alike.

Washington winemakers draw inspiration mainly from Napa Valley, Bordeaux and the Rhône as well as increasingly from other regions like Spain and Italy. Most viticulture takes place on the eastern side of the state—an arid desert in the rain shadow of the Cascade mountains. Irrigation is made possible by the Columbia River. Temperatures are extreme, with hot and dry summers and cold winters, during which frost can be a risk.

Washington’s wine industry was initially built on Merlot, which remains an important variety to this day, despite having been overtaken in acreage planted by Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. Bordeaux blends and Rhône blends are common as well as single varietal bottlings. Washington reds tend to express a real purity of concentrated fruit. The best examples have a bold richness, seamless texture, plush or powdery tannins and flavors such as licorice, herb, forest floor, espresso and dark chocolate.

In terms of white wine, Riesling is the state’s major success story, producing crisp, aromatic examples with plenty of stone fruit that range from bone dry to lusciously sweet. Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc perform nicely here as well, and Viognier is beginning to pick up steam.

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  • Betz Family Winery La Cote Rousse Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Betz Family Winery La Cote Rousse Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Grand Reve Collaboration Series III Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Grand Reve Collaboration Series III Ciel du Cheval Vineyard Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Red Mountain, Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Betz Family Winery Clos de Betz 2008 Front Label
    Betz Family Winery Clos de Betz 2008
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
    • RP95
    • WE94
    • WS92
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  • Leonetti Reserve 2008 Front Label
    Leonetti Reserve 2008
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    • WE96
    • WS93
    • W&S93
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  • Cayuse En Chamberlin Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Cayuse En Chamberlin Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Cayuse Bionic Frog Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Cayuse Bionic Frog Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
    • WE100
    • RP97
    • WS93
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  • Charles Smith Wines Royal City Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Charles Smith Wines Royal City Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Columbia Valley, Washington
    • RP99
    • WE98
    • WS96
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  • Cayuse Armada Syrah 2008  Front Label
    Cayuse Armada Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    • RP95
    • WS92
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  • Cayuse En Cerise Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Cayuse En Cerise Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Cote Bonneville Dubrul Vineyard Red Blend 2008 Front Label
    Cote Bonneville Dubrul Vineyard Red Blend 2008
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    • WS94
    • WE94
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  • Cayuse Widowmaker Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Cayuse Widowmaker Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
    • WE96
    • RP94
    • WS92
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  • Cayuse Impulsivo Tempranillo 2008 Front Label
    Cayuse Impulsivo Tempranillo 2008
    Tempranillo from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
    • RP97
    • WE94
    • WS90
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  • Betz Family Winery La Serenne Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Betz Family Winery La Serenne Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Columbia Valley, Washington
    • RP93
    • WE92
    • WS91
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  • Cayuse Cailloux Syrah 2008 Front Label
    Cayuse Cailloux Syrah 2008
    Syrah/Shiraz from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Grand Reve Collaboration Series V 2008 Front Label
    Grand Reve Collaboration Series V 2008
    Grenache from Red Mountain, Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Northstar Stella Maris 2008 Front Label
    Northstar Stella Maris 2008
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
    • WS90
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  • Cayuse Flying Pig 2008 Front Label
    Cayuse Flying Pig 2008
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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    • WE94
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  • Betz Family Winery Pere de Famille Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Front Label
    Betz Family Winery Pere de Famille Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington
    • RP96
    • WE95
    • WS92
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