Riesling Leadership

since 1972

Ste. Michelle catapulted in to the national spotlight when the 1972 Johannisberg Riesling won the now-famous Riesling blind tasting sponsored by The Los Angeles Times in 1974. Its universal acclaim and exceptional taste made Chateau Ste. Michelle the leading Riesling producer in North America.

Riesling Leadership

Tradition meets

Eroica is truly groundbreaking. It was the first American Riesling to offer aged Rieslings for the U.S. marketplace and its first 5 vintages were on Wine Spectator’s Top 100 list. While crafting Riesling to age is tradition in growing regions throughout Germany, France and Austria, Chateau Ste. Michelle pioneered this practice in the U.S.


Riesling Leadership

A Variety of Styles

Our award-winning Riesling portfolio ranges from the number one selling American Riesling, our Columbia Valley Riesling, to the ultra-premium Eroica Riesling, made in partnership with Ernst Loosen. Ernst Loosen is the owner of the Dr. Loosen Estate, which has a 200-year tradition of producing Riesling in Germany's Mosel region.

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The 2012 Eroica Riesling offers sweet lime and peach aromas with subtle mineral notes. The mouth-watering acidity is beautifully balanced by flavorful Washington Riesling fruit. Eroica is a blended statement of the finest Riesling vineyards in the state.

The Wine Advocate
2012 Vintage
$22.00 Add to Cart
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Our Riesling is sourced from throughout Washington’s Columbia Valley, crafted to be a refreshing, off-dry Riesling vintage after vintage. The wine delivers sweet lime and peach with subtle mineral notes. This is our “any day” Riesling—a pleasure to drink and easy to match with a variety of foods.

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Our Cold Creek Riesling is made from 30-year-old vines and delivers a ripe, lush style of Riesling with aromas of ripe peaches, dried apricots and spice notes. It displays beautiful fruit intensity with a crisp finish.

Wine & Spirits
2012 Vintage
$20.00 Add to Cart
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The Ethos Late Harvest Riesling is a rich, decadent wine with intense aromas of orange marmalade, dried apricots and honey. Layers of concentrated flavors are wonderfully balanced with natural acidity and a pure, luscious finish. I can’t think of a better way to end a perfect meal!

Wine Spectator
2011 Vintage
3 bottles of different Riesling types
Learn About Riesling Styles with John Sarich

Riesling Rendezvous


Along with Ernst Loosen, we host the largest event dedicated to Riesling in the United States, bringing together consumers, producers, trade members and journalists to explore Rieslings from around the world.

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