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Chateau Ste. Michelle

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Chateau Ste. Michelle pioneered vinifera grape growing in Washington state and has been producing classic European varietal wines since 1967. The winery combines an ongoing dedication to research with a commitment to classic winemaking traditions. It is best known for its award-winning Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.


Our Wines

  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Overview

    • Tasting Notes

    • We craft our Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon to highlight concentrated Washington red fruit in an accessible style. One of the warmest seasons in decades, 2014 in eastern Washington was ideal for growing Cabernet grapes. This is an inviting red wine with plenty of complexity and structure with silky tannins. It’s also very versatile with food.

      • Cabernet Sauvignon
      • $10 - $15
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay

    • Overview

    • Tasting Notes

    • The Columbia Valley Chardonnay is a pleasurable, food-friendly Chardonnay. This is a fresh, soft style of Chardonnay with bright apple and sweet citrus fruit character with subtle spice and oak nuances.

      • Chardonnay
      • $10 - $15
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Dry Riesling

    • Overview

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    • The Chateau Ste. Michelle Dry Riesling is a dry, refreshing style of Riesling with beautiful fruit flavors, crisp acidity and an elegant finish. It offers inviting sweet citrus aromas and flavors.

      • Riesling
      • under $10
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Gewürztraminer

    • Overview

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    • A fan favorite, this Gewürztraminer is a flavorful wine with bright, expressive fruit and clove spice. This is a lush style of Gewürztraminer with intense floral character, yet it still maintains the grape’s natural crisp acidity.

      • Gewurztraminer
      • under $10
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Harvest Select Riesling

    • Overview

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    • Our Harvest Select Riesling is made in a slightly sweeter style than our “Columbia Valley Riesling” but still shows the elements of classic Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling. It offers beautiful crisp Washington Riesling character with rich flavors of ripe peaches and apricot. The fresh fruit and decadent character is balanced with crisp acidity to keep the wine in harmony.

      • Riesling
      • under $10
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot

    • Overview

    • Tasting Notes

    • We craft this wine to be our complex yet approachable Merlot. The wine offers aromas of black cherry, leather and spice with layers of rich dark red fruit flavors and a long, smooth, sweet finish. A touch of Syrah adds a jammy fruit character. I think of this wine as a great “any time red.

      • Merlot
      • $10 - $15
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Pinot Gris

    • Overview

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    • Our Pinot Gris style falls between the lighter Italian Pinot Grigio and the richer, rounder Pinot Gris from Alsace. The Chateau Ste. Michelle Pinot Gris offers fresh flavors of juicy pear, melon and a hint of spice.

      • Pinot Gris
      • $10 - $15
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Riesling

    • Overview

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    • Our Columbia Valley Riesling is a blend of Riesling from throughout Washington’s Columbia Valley. We craft it to be a refreshing, off-dry Riesling vintage after vintage. This wine offers crisp apple aromas and flavors with subtle mineral notes. This is our “everyday Riesling” that is a pleasure to drink and easy to match with a variety of foods.

      • Riesling
      • under $10
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Sauvignon Blanc

    • Overview

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    • Stainless steel fermentation makes this a crisp Sauvignon Blanc. The wine offers bright fruit character of melons and herbs. This wine is a favorite with oysters.

      • Sauvignon Blanc
      • $10 - $15
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Syrah

    • Overview

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    • The Columbia Valley Syrah is a soft, jammy Syrah made in an approachable and fruit forward style. This is an enjoyable, easy-to-drink red. A long, warm 2013 growing season in Washington resulted in beautifully ripe and balanced Syrahs of ideal complexity.

      • Syrah
      • $10 - $15
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Overview

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    • The Indian Wells Cabernet is our warm climate ripe, jammy “New World” style of Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine typifies the Wahluke Slope region with dark fruit aromas and flavors. Syrah added an enhanced richness and concentration to the wine.

      • Cabernet Sauvignon
      • $15 - $20
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Chardonnay

    • Overview

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    • Our Indian Wells Chardonnay delivers an appealing tropical fruit character typical of warm sites like the Wahluke Slope. I like this Chardonnay’s ripe pineapple and butterscotch flavors and creamy texture.

      • Chardonnay
      • $15 - $20
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Merlot

    • Overview

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    • The Indian Wells Merlot offers ripe berry fruit aromas and jammy flavors typical of Wahluke Slope reds. This is a full bodied style of warm climate Merlot with a round, supple finish. We added Wahluke Slope Syrah to enhance the mouthfeel and rich fruit character.

      • Merlot
      • $15 - $20
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Red Blend

    • Overview

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    • The wine reflects the rich, round powerful style of Washington fruit, highlighting six varietals. It is a true example of the art of blending. It offers jammy boysenberry flavors from the Syrah with a luscious concentration from the Merlot.

      • Blend - Other Red
      • $15 - $20
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Overview

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    • The Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon is a beautifully balanced wine that offers a classic expression of Horse Heaven Hills fruit. The wine delivers red fruit flavors, earthy spice notes wrapped in silky, elegant tannins.

      • Cabernet Sauvignon
      • $20 - $30
      • Horse Heaven Hills
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay

    • Overview

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    • The Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay is refined and elegant and offers apple and citrus aromas with a clean, refreshing finish. We age the wine in lighter French oak barrels to maintain the fresh, elegant style of this Chardonnay. A long, warm, consistent growing season in 2013 resulted in beautifully balanced wines from our Canoe Ridge Estate in Washington’s Horse Heaven Hills AVA.

      • Chardonnay
      • $20 - $30
      • Horse Heaven Hills
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot

    • Overview

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    • The Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot is an elegant expression of Washington Merlot and offers dark cherry fruit character. This Merlot is a great food wine and its dusty tannins make it a perfect match with classic Italian food.

      • Merlot
      • $20 - $30
      • Horse Heaven Hills
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Overview

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    • Cabernet from this iconic 45-year-old vineyard consistently delivers power, structure and rich concentrated black fruit. The wine offers black cherry flavors and chocolate notes with typical Cold Creek density and user-friendly power.

      • Cabernet Sauvignon
      • $20 - $30
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard Chardonnay

    • Overview

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    • Cold Creek Vineyard Chardonnay is characterized by concentration and intensity from the 40-year-old vines and warmth of the renowned vineyard site. This Chardonnay is a decadent style with rich ripe fruit and a toasty character.

      • Chardonnay
      • $20 - $30
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard Merlot

    • Overview

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    • Cold Creek Vineyard’s 40-year-old vines deliver a big, concentrated Merlot. This wine delivers rich Washington black fruit flavors with layers of complexity. An intense Merlot with great ageability, displays deep color and rich varietal flavors from one of Washington State’s most renowned vineyards.

      • Merlot
      • $20 - $30
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard Riesling

    • Overview

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    • Our Cold Creek Vineyard Riesling is made from 45-year-old vines, which contribute fruit intensity and concentration. This is a ripe, lush style of Riesling with aromas of ripe peaches, dried apricots and spice notes. It displays beautiful ripe fruit flavors with a crisp finish.

      • Riesling
      • $15 - $20
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Horse Heaven Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc

    • Overview

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    • This Sauvignon Blanc from our Horse Heaven Vineyard is a crisp, racy style of Sauvignon Blanc with citrus characteristics. We use partial stainless steel fermentation to preserve the Sauvignon Blanc’s pure, fresh, vibrant character.

      • Sauvignon Blanc
      • $15 - $20
      • Horse Heaven Hills
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Artist Series

    • Overview

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    • Winemakers and artists have drawn inspiration from one another for centuries. For our Artist Series wines, head winemaker Bob Bertheau crafts exceptional Bordeaux-style blends of unique power and character that honor world-class artisans such as Dale Chihuly, Alden Mason and Andre Petterson.

      • Blend - Bordeaux Style Red
      • $50 - $75
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Riesling

    • Overview

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    • Launched in 1999, Eroica is a labor of love for two of the world’s great Riesling producers. One from the Old World, Dr. Loosen estate of Germany, and the other from the New World, Chateau Ste. Michelle of Washington state. An intermingling of Old and New World philosophies and techniques enables the crafting an extraordinary Riesling from Washington state grapes. Named for Beethoven’s Third Symphony, Eroica reflects not only its variety and site, but also its heritage: bold and forward from its Washington roots, elegant and refined from German inspiration.

      • Riesling
      • $15 - $20
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Gold Riesling

    • Overview

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    • Our Eroica Gold Riesling offers the best of both worlds, the bright natural acidity of our original Eroica with concentrated, ripe fruit flavors and a touch of sweetness. The wine offers lush orange marmalade flavors with a crisp finish. A record 2013 growing season resulted in beautifully ripe and balanced Riesling wines.

      • Riesling
      • $20 - $30
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Eroica Ice Wine

    • Overview

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    • The Eroica Riesling Ice Wine is an exotic, luscious, ultra ripe wine with concentrated aromas and flavors of apricot and honey. This rare wine is made in partnership with German winemaker Ernst Loosen, famed for his German Rieslings and Eiswein.

      • Late Harvest/Dessert/Ice Wine
      • $50 - $75
      • Horse Heaven Hills
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle & Dr. Loosen Single Berry Select

    • Overview

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    • This is an ultra rich, concentrated yet elegant Riesling with intense aromas of orange blossom, honey and sweet spice. Appealing flavors of ripe pineapple and honey lead to a long, luscious finish.

      • Late Harvest/Dessert/Ice Wine
      • over $75
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Ethos Cabernet Sauvignon

    • Overview

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    • This is the most complex of our Washington State Cabernets and offers layers of ripe blueberry fruit with silky tannins.

      • Cabernet Sauvignon
      • $30 - $50
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chatea Ste. Michelle Ethos Chardonnay

    • Overview

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    • The wine has depth and richness from the warm vintage while adding a touch of Old World complexity for style and grace. One of my favorite things to do with this wine is to let it evolve in the glass for 15 to 30 minutes. I think you will be amazed how it changes over time as it keeps revealing new aromas and characters in the glass.

      • Chardonnay
      • $30 - $50
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Ethos Late Harvest White Riesling

    • Overview

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    • The Ethos Late Harvest Riesling is a rich, decadent wine with intense aromas of orange marmalade, dried apricots and honey. Layers of concentrated flavors are wonderfully balanced with natural acidity and a pure, luscious finish.

      • Riesling
      • $30 - $50
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
  • Chateau Ste. Michelle Ethos Merlot

    • Overview

    • Tasting Notes

    • The Ethos Reserve Merlot offers blueberry fruit with wonderful complexity and rich layers. Our Merlots in Washington are so big and concentrated, we actually add Cabernet to soften the tannins!

      • Merlot
      • $30 - $50
      • Columbia Valley
      • No Tasting Notes currently listed.
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