"My goal vintage after vintage is to make the Columbia Valley Chardonnay
a pleasurable, food-friendly Chardonnay. This 2006 bottling is a fresh,
soft Chardonnay with appealing sweet citrus fruit character with subtle
oak nuances. I work with vineyard lots from all over the Columbia Valley
to make this a complex, interesting wine. This is a versatile food wine
that can work with many foods including chicken, pork and white sauce pastas."
- Bob Bertheau, Winemaker
Founded in 1934, Chateau Ste. Michelle is the oldest winery in Washington with some of the most mature vineyards in the Columbia Valley. The winery combines Old World winemaking with New World innovation and is best known for its award-winning Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Chateau Ste. Michelle receives some of the highest accolades in the industry, including "American Winery of the Year" by Wine Enthusiast for 2004 and "2005 Winery of the Year" by... View More