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Wine Spectator, October 31, 2015

93 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Ethos Late Harvest Riesling Columbia Valley

Rich and resonant, sweet but not oily, with flavors centering on pineapple, apricot and honey, this lingers with presence and refinement on the generous finish.

Chicago Tribune, October 28, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Chardonnay Columbia Valley

Hailing from Washington state, the 2013 Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay is for anyone who likes some vanilla and buttery notes. The richness is not over the top, but if you want stone, steer clear. If you like medium body with enough acidity to stand up to food, buy two bottles.

The Oregonian , October 23, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

The Oregonian highlighted Chateau Ste. Michelle as one of 5 places to go when staying at the new McMenamins hotel in Bothell.

Examiner.com (National), October 23, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Gewurztraminer Columbia Valley

Examiner.com reviewed the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Gewürztraminer this week as “a strong example of domestic Gewürztraminer from Washington State with blended fruits, softened mouth feel and a slightly spicy finish.”

Wine Spectator, October 15, 2015

89 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Chardonnay Canoe Ridge Estate Horse Heaven Hills

Fresh and vital, with a minerally edge to the apple, pear and floral flavors, finishing with finesse. Drink now through 2018. 8,100 cases made. –HS

Wine Spectator, October 15, 2015

86 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Gewürztraminer Columbia Valley

Soft and appealing, with gentle pear and tropical fruit flavors set on a silky texture, finishing off-dry. Drink now. 70,000 cases made.

Wine Spectator, October 15, 2015

88 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Cold Creek Vineyard Columbia Valley

Bright and jazzy, with a blast of cherry, mint, blackberry and spice playing against tangy acidity on a sinewy frame and persisting on the lively finish. Drink now through 2020. 13,800 cases made.

Wine Spectator, October 15, 2015

89 points

Chateau Ste. MIchelle 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Canoe Ridge Estates Horse Heaven Hills

Sleek, focused and appealing, with smoke, black cherry and currant flavors gliding into a finish that picks up hints of coffee and spice. Drink now through 2020. 5,445 cases made.

Impact Magazine, October 15, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle

In the October 15, 2015 issue of Impact Magazine, Chateau Ste. Michelle, the lone Washington table wine, was selected as a Blue Chip Brand. To be selected for a Blue Chip Brand, all honorees have recorded at least 10 consecutive years of volume growth or an average annual compound growth rate of at least 0.5% from 2004-2014, while recording increases in at least eight of those 10 years.(no link available)

Impact Magazine, October 15, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

As the lone Washington table wine, Chateau Ste. Michelle was selected as one of the “Blue Chip Brands”. To be selected for a Blue Chip Brand, “all honorees have recorded at least 10 consecutive years of volume growth or an average annual compound growth rate of at least 0.5% from 2004-2014, while recording increases in at least eight of those 10 years.

Wine Spectator, October 15, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Chardonnay Columbia Valley

Wine Spectator’s Oct. 15th round-up of The Big Four highlighted these wines as providing the biggest bang for your buck. The list included:
Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Chardonnay Columbia Valley.

Wine Spectator, October 15, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Syrah Columbia Valley

Wine Spectator’s Oct. 15th round-up of The Big Four highlighted these wines as providing the biggest bang for your buck. The list included:
Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Syrah Columbia Valley.

Wines Northwest, October 14, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot Horse Heaven Hills

This was a favorite wine with my tasters last week, and paired superbly with our featured sausages and spaetzle. Canoe Ridge – above the Columbia River in the Horse Heaven Hills – was named by Lewis and Clark and now is the site of one of Chateau Ste. Michelle’s best vineyards. The warm 2012 vintage produced an elegant Merlot featuring dark cherry and plum with waves of barrel nuances: caramel, vanilla, toasty cedar and coconut.

The Palm Springs Desert Sun, October 11, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay Canoe Ridge Estates

The Palm Springs Desert Sun highlights Erath Pinot Noir, Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estates Chardonnay, Eroica Gold Riesling, and Northstar Merlot as new wines available at the Westin at Mission Hills.

Dayton Business Journal, October 9, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Gewurztraminer Columbia Valley

The Dayton Business Journal recommended the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Gewurztraminer as a unique white wine to try.

Rhode Island Beverage Journal, October 9, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Artist Series Meritage Columbia Valley

The Rhode Island Beverage Journal featured the recent release of the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Artist Series.

The Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle

The Wall Street Journal featured Lettie Teague’s recent visit to Chateau Ste. Michelle in which she went behind the scenes to find out what it really is like to work in our tasting room.

Good Fruit Growers, October 9, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Good Fruit Grower recently interviewed Mimi Nye, Joe Cotta and Joe Aschbacher from Chateau Ste. Michelle and spoke with them about how they each talk to consumers about tannins.

Chilled Magazine, October 9, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle Pinot Gris Columbia Valley

Chilled Magazine features an overview of Shake the Vine cocktail competition. The article highlights three cocktails that were created through the competition, featuring Red Diamond Chardonnay and Shiraz, Torres Orange Liqueur, Michelle Sparkling Brut Rose, and Chateau Ste. Michelle Pinot Gris. (No link available)

Bellingham Herald, October 8, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay Horse Heaven Hills

The Bellingham Herald featured recent Washington Chardonnays that continue to gain popularity highlighting the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay.

Miami Herald, October 8, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Harvest Select Sweet Riesling Columbia Valley

The Miami Herald recommended the Chateau Ste. Michelle Harvest Select Sweet Riesling.
light and lively, fairly sweet, with aromas and flavors of pears and minerals.

Examiner.com (Florida), October 5, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Pinot Gris Columbia Valley

Examiner.com reviewed the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Pinot Gris as a great pairing with your fall meals.

Wine & Spirits, October 3, 2015

90 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Cold Creek Vineyard Columbia Valley

Here's a cabernet with sumptuous oak accents, from cedar to caramel and coffee. The structure is oak-driven as well, an ample frame for the dark plum and cassis elements provided by Cold Creek, one of Ste. Michelle's older estate vineyards.

The Big Bang Theory, October 2, 2015

Chateau Ste. Michelle Chardonnay Columbia Valley

The Big Bang Theory is a fan of Chateau Ste. Michelle, in their new episode on Monday (Season 9 episode 2) the Columbia Valley Chardonnay was the drink of choice for girl’s night. It makes an appearance at around 10 minutes into the show.

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