• Complex yet approachable Merlot
  • Aromas of black cherry, leather and spice
  • Layers of rich dark red fruit flavors and a long, smooth, sweet finish
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Founded in 1934, Chateau Ste. Michelle is the oldest winery in Washington State. Without a doubt the most important of the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and a pioneer of the region. It is one of few premium wineries in the world with separate state-of-the-art winemaking facilities for its red and white wines. Its location in Columbia Valley appellation provides superb growing conditions necessary for producing their highly acclaimed wines.

In 2004 Chateau Ste. Michelle was named “American Winery of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast and 2006 marked the twelfth year that the winery received “Winery of the Year” honors by Wine & Spirits. Each vintage, in every language, the international media continues to pile praise on this winery. “Leading the way has been…Chateau Ste. Michelle.

"They have taken what was considered a rather blend Merlot grapes and turned it into a superstar!” - Paul Gregott, Wine Enthusiast

“Chateau Ste. Michelle continues to amaze us with its dedication to quality and its reasonable prices.” – Wine Spectator

"Raspberry, cocoa, coffee and vanilla aromas lead to plump, focused fruit flavors. It's both appealing and quite varietally correct. For those looking for a quality value Merlot, look no further."

89 Points - Wine Enthusiast

More Information
Grape Type Merlot
Bottle Size 750ml
Region Columbia Valley, WA
Vintage 2015
Cellaring 10 Years
Winemaker Bob Bertheau
ABV 13.5%

Food Pairings

  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Pizza
  • Rich Pasta


  • Delicate
  • Lively
  • Round
  • Smooth


  • all-spice
  • berries
  • black-cherry
  • leather

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