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Quilceda Creek Vintners Walla Walla Valley

For many, this is Washington State’s greatest source of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Certainly along with LEONETTI they vie for that accolade. Originally founded in 1978 by Alex Golitzen, the nephew of the legendary André Tchelistcheff, the main focus and volume here is the Cabernet Sauvignon, now made by Alex Golitzin’s son Paul. The wine […]

Leonetti Cellar Walla Walla Valley

Leonetti is one of the very best producers of Bordeaux-style reds in Washington State. The Reserve is of formidable proportions – a powerful wine that is sturdy but refined and very long-lived – an approach that has been perpetuated here for over three decades. High quality is maintained in the home vineyards, which are on […]

L’École No 41 Winery Walla Walla Valley

Established over 30 years ago, L’École No 41 has consistently produced good quality wine, both red and white. The reds are well crafted and stylish with refined supple tannins; not blockbusters, rather good, medium-term cellar prospects. The Apogee red is sourced from the Pepper Bridge vineyard and is a concentrated, cedary meritage blend of Cabernet […]

Cayuse Vineyards Walla Walla Valley

Christophe Baron’s family roots are in Champagne and there is a marked French influence in his wines. They tend to be tighter and more structured than a number of his neighbours’ offerings, with a subtler, defter hand and very well integrated fruit and oak. They are far from showy blockbusters, though. Cayuse has also established […]

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