Washington Wine 2 Items
- All Red Wine
- Cabernet Sauvignon 16
- Bordeaux Red Blends 6
- Syrah/Shiraz 6
- Merlot 3
- Other Red Blends clear Wine Type filter
- Rhône Blends 1
- All Washington clear Nested Region filter
- Columbia Valley
- James Suckling 8
- Jeb Dunnuck 4
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 2
- Wine Spectator clear Publication filter
- Vinous 1
- Wine Enthusiast 1
Gift Type Any
Varietal Other Red Blends
Availability Ships Anytime
Size & Type Any
Fine Wine Any
Reviewed By Wine Spectator
Sort By Most Popular
K Vintners King Coal 2018Other Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington
4.4 7 Ratings98 99Ships today if ordered in next 2 hoursLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Mercer Bros. Red Blend 2019Other Red Blends from Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley, Washington
0.0 0 Ratings12 98Last call - only 6 left!Ships today if ordered in next 2 hoursLimit 0 per customerSold in increments of 0
Learn about Washington wine, common tasting notes, where the region is and more ...
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 from Washington state, 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.