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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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  • Tenet The Pundit Syrah 2016  Front Label
    Tenet The Pundit Syrah 2016
    Syrah/Shiraz from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • L'Ecole 41 Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
    L'Ecole 41 Walla Walla Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • J. Bookwalter Readers Merlot 2016  Front Label
    J. Bookwalter Readers Merlot 2016
    Merlot from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Luke Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    Luke Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Wahluke Slope, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Charles & Charles C2 Northridge Vineyard Malbec 2015  Front Label
    Charles & Charles C2 Northridge Vineyard Malbec 2015
    Malbec from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Gramercy Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Front Label
    Gramercy Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Northstar Cabernet Sauvignon 2015  Front Label
    Northstar Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Pirouette  2016 Front Label
    Pirouette 2016
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Seven Hills Winery Walla Walla Merlot 2017  Front Label
    Seven Hills Winery Walla Walla Merlot 2017
    Merlot from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Betz Family Winery Pere de Famille Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
    Betz Family Winery Pere de Famille Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Betz Family Winery Clos de Betz 2016  Front Label
    Betz Family Winery Clos de Betz 2016
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Owen Roe Sinister Hand 2018  Front Label
    Owen Roe Sinister Hand 2018
    Rhone Red Blends from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Merf Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Front Label
    Merf Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Luke Merlot 2017  Front Label
    Luke Merlot 2017
    Merlot from Wahluke Slope, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • L'Ecole 41 Ferguson Estate Red 2016  Front Label
    L'Ecole 41 Ferguson Estate Red 2016
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Woodward Canyon Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2017  Front Label
    Woodward Canyon Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • L'Ecole 41 Pepper Bridge Vineyard Apogee 2016  Front Label
    L'Ecole 41 Pepper Bridge Vineyard Apogee 2016
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Walla Walla Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Andrew Will Winery Ciel du Cheval 2013 Front Label
    Andrew Will Winery Ciel du Cheval 2013
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Andrew Will Winery Champoux Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills 2013 Front Label
    Andrew Will Winery Champoux Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills 2013
    Bordeaux Red Blends from Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Betz Family Winery La Serenne Syrah 2016  Front Label
    Betz Family Winery La Serenne Syrah 2016
    Syrah/Shiraz from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Gramercy Cellars Lower East Syrah 2016  Front Label
    Gramercy Cellars Lower East Syrah 2016
    Syrah/Shiraz from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • K Vintners Motor City Kitty Syrah 2016  Front Label
    K Vintners Motor City Kitty Syrah 2016
    Syrah/Shiraz from Yakima Valley, Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Betz Family Winery Besoleil 2016 Front Label
    Betz Family Winery Besoleil 2016
    Rhone Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016  Front Label
    Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
    Cabernet Sauvignon from Columbia Valley, Washington
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  • Nine Hats Red Wine 2017  Front Label
    Nine Hats Red Wine 2017
    Other Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
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