Wine Enthusiast
October 27, 2017

Washington State is on the rise, and while Syrah may make waves, nowhere is quality more noticeable than in its Cabs and red blends. Here’s what to try. By Sean P. Sullivan

After months of binging on rosés and whites, fall is officially upon us. It’s time to turn our attention back firmly to red wines. Washington State produces a variety of these riches, with everything from Aglianico to Zinfandel on offer. The region’s warm summer temperatures and ubiquitous use of irrigation allows a large number of grape varieties to succeed here.

Cabernet Sauvignon and red blends in particular have risen to the top, both in quality and production. Over the years, Washington Cabernet has become known known for bold fruit flavors and firm tannins>>>Read the entire article featuring Chateau Ste. Michelle, Gorman Winery and Januik Winery on Wine Enthusiast