Tranche was born of our curiosity to explore unusual varietals and blends in the vineyard and the cellar.

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Current Weather
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Hours of Operation
Please call for appointments on Fridays and Saturdays

Open to the Public
No

Yearly Production (in cases)
2000

Variety List
Barbera
Blend - Rhone Style Red
Blend - Rhone Style White
Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Chardonnay
Pinot Gris
Rose
Syrah

Wines
Tranche Barbera
Tranche Cabernet Franc Estate
Tranche Cabernet Sauvignon Estate
Tranche Chardonnay
Tranche Pinot Gris
Tranche Slice of Pape
Tranche Slice of Pape Blanc
Tranche Syrah Estate
All of our 2012 releases are now available for sale. Please visit www.tranchecellars.com to sign up for the Pape Culture Club and learn more about Tranche wines. We will be hosting our Harvest Celebration on Saturday, November 3rd 11am-4pm. Join us to taste current releases and enjoy light hors d'oeuvres. Meet our winemaker Griffin Frey and take in the beautiful scenery of our estate vineyard. Visit us at the winery to taste current releases and future vintages of exciting varietals out of barrel. Please call 509.526.3500 for an appointment.

Our Story

It is our loving duty to learn from each vine and to nurture these wines into unique expressions. Each bottle is a slice of this journey.

At the base of our Blue Mountain Estate Vineyard sits Tranche Cellars, where the bucolic town of Walla Walla blends into the gentle mountains forming the eastern border of the Walla Walla Valley.

Throughout our Estate Vineyards, we cultivate a diverse collection of some of the world’s most interesting grape varietals. We practice only sustainable viticulture, meticulously hand farming each block, producing very low yields of intense fruit.

The grapes native to France’s Rhone Valley are destined to our “Slice of Pape” program. Slice of Pape (pronounced “pop”) is our homage to the wines of the Southern Rhone Valley. Slice of Pape, Slice of Pape Blanc, and Pink Pape (our dry rosé) are each blends from these traditional varietals and reflect our best effort to articulate these classic styles in the New World.

We also make very small quantities of varietal designated wines. We strive to capture each individual grape’s unique character and typicité as it is expressed in the terroir of our Washington vineyards. In these, you will discover wines of remarkable purity and expressiveness.

© 2012 Washington Wine Commission

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