2004 marks Bob Bertheau's first red wine harvest for Chateau Ste.
Michelle, where he managed the red winemaking from start to finish
for the first time. His goal is to produce a softer mouthfeel and
enhanced complexity in the red wines, while highlighting the power
and concentration of Cold Creek fruit.
"Cabernet from this 30-year-old vineyard always delivers power, structure
and rich concentrated black fruit. I have tried to harness this power into
something a little friendlier in the first few years... View More
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