Limited Release bottles

Limited Release

Exclusive, Small Lot Wines

There’s much to be said about our small lot, limited release wines. These innovative wines are crafted each year by our winemaking team exclusively for our Vintage Reserve Club members and made available online and at our Tasting Room. Not to be missed, these wines showcase our passion for wine and our appreciation of our club members.

oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Limited Release White Wine Blend Columbia Valley

A blend inspired by the wines of Austria with a distinctive Washington flair. Pinot Blanc lends delicate citrus notes, Gruner Veltliner adds crisp granny smith apple, white Riesling rounds out the palate with juicy peach. Fermented in stainless steel to showcase fresh fruit character, depth and balance. -Lacey Steffey, winemaker

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2018 Grüner Veltliner Columbia Valley

This dry white shows citrus and spice flavors that sit lightly on the palate, but also has great length. Most of the blend was fermented in stainless steel to show off the fruit, and a portion was fermented naturally in old barrels to add weight and depth. - David Rosenthal, winemaker

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2018 Limited Release Aligoté Snipes Mountain

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“Another new wine! Aligoté, yeah! We fermented it in tank to maintain the lively character and highlight the racy acidity and flavors of gala apples and bosc pears. This wine will win you over with subtlety. Trust me, I’m a winemaker.” – David Rosenthal, Winemaker

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Mimi Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

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Delicate yet structured style of Cabernet, brimming with Horse Heaven Hills AVA qualities. Bright red cherry, fresh brambles, hints of cherry cola and gentle toasted oak. Signature powdery, dusty tannins that are food friendly but also light enough to enjoy on its own. Fresh aromas on the nose and fresh flavors on the palate.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris "Spicy Pig" Blend  Columbia Valley

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‘Gewürz’ means spice in German and P.I.G. is our three-letter code for Pinot Gris. So, our winemaking team lovingly refers to this wine as Spicy Pig! Pinot Gris fermented in tank adds notes of fresh apples and pears, while barrel fermented Gewürtraminer adds musky aromatics and a supple texture.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Limited Release Roussanne Rattlesnake Hills

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Capturing the character of Roussanne can be difficult. It is a delicate, difficult variety to grow and ripen, so sometimes it is better to simply embrace the chaos and let Mother Nature take over. The result is a wine of citrus and lime, with a creamy palate.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Grenache Blanc Rattlesnake Hills Rattlesnake Hills

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Historically from the Southern Rhone, this wine is medium-bodied with flavors of ripe stone fruit. Most of the wine was fermented in stainless steel adding brightness, but a portion was fermented naturally in old barrels to give the wine density and complexity

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Block 9 Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope

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Once again Cabernet from Block 99 and 9B of the Indian Wells Vineyard stood out as special wines that required their own stage. We blended them together to create a wine with bright, juicy blackberry and tasted spice flavors and a smooth, weighty palate that is versatile enough to enjoy alone or with a hearty meal.

$55.00 Add to Cart
oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Canoe Ridge Estate Red Wine Blend Horse Heaven Hills

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The combination of our Canoe Ridge Estate fruit with no varietal restrictions is one of my favorite blends to put together every year. Complex, elegant Cabernet Sauvignon (57%) mingles with the deep jam characters of the Malbec (29%). A touch of Cabernet Franc and Merlot (7% each) completes the wonderful mélange.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Dry Muscat Canelli Columbia Valley

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We picked some of the Muscat Canelli early this year and fermented it nearly dry to offer a light refreshing version, with a delightful effervescence. The wine has a blast of jasmine, rose, gardenia aromas followed by a nice bright mandarin spicy spritziness on the palate.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Cold Creek Cabernet Franc Columbia Valley

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Cabernet Franc from Washington State has been a real treat to discover. As a late ripening variety, the grapes develop rich bramble fruits while retaining delicate botanic characters. The dense but gentle balance of this wine makes it a perfect dinner companion.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle "The Nod" Merlot Columbia Valley

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Merlot can sometimes be overshadowed by other varieties, but this one is no shrinking violet. With bold, dense tannins, saturated, deep color, and pronounced flavors of dark fruit and exotic spices, this merlot displays the extravagance and complexity that can only be achieved in Washington.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Limited Release Pinot Blanc Yakima Valley

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Delicate but vibrant, Pinot Blanc is a sundress in a fresh layer of snow. Playful aromas of white flower and yellow peaches. Layers of forest herbs, and a gentle texture. Finished crisp.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Boreal Syrah Yakima Valley

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Boreal begins with Syrah (94%) from Archie Den Hoed’s Yakima Valley vineyards. The cooler site, along with more canopy, give us grapes perfect for this lighter more delicate style. Co-fermented with Viognier (6%) from our Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard for floral notes to pair with the bright red fruit.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills

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Complexity was my goal for this vintage. I blended Cabernets from multiple blocks of four different vineyards spread throughout the AVA to create layers of chocolaty cherry and boysenberry fruit with intricate spices that evolve in your glass, while also staying true to the expansive yet smooth Horse Heaven Hills palate.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Cold Creek Red Columbia Valley

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Sometimes it’s great just to give it your best shot with one mixed fermenter! This entire blend is a co-fermentation of one of our best Merlots (76%) and our one jammy block of Malbec (24%). The Merlot had to “hang out” awhile and wait for the Malbec to be perfect, but it is worth the wait. Enjoy!

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Limited Release Cabernet Franc Columbia Valley

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The vineyard is one of the hottest in Washington, and helps the Cab Franc reach full ripeness year after year. Vintage 2014 was very hot, and the ripening season was quite long. This wine is full, plush, with moderate acidity and beautiful primary fruit shining through.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Cold Creek Vineyard Syrah Bottle

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The techniques used to create this Syrah added layers of flavor and texture to the iconic profile of Cold Creek Estate Vineyard and created a wine that will evolve in your glass and your cellar.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Cold Fiddle White Wine Blend Columbia Valley

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Chenin Blanc sets the stage with peach and fresh melon flavors. Semillon adds depth and texture to the wine. Finally, a drier version of Muscat adds spice and effusive floral character without adding sweetness. This wine is playful, but complex.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Limited Release Walla Walla Red Wine Blend Walla Walla Valley

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Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. At 53%, Cabernet Sauvignon has a slight majority over Merlot’s 47%, but numbers aren’t everything. Their parity of influence is evidenced by the seamless integration of broad and fine tannins, herbal and ripe fruit notes, rich viscosity and elegant lift.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Druthers Cabernet Sauvignon Limited Release Bottle

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Continuing the eight-year tradition of our most ostentatious Cabernet, we crafted this wine just for Druthers. Old vine Cold Creek Vineyard Cabernet picked at its peak was pushed to the limit in fermentation and aged in the finest oak. The resulting wine has decadent flavors, a robust mouthfeel, and an endless finish.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Grenache Columbia Valley

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“I set out to capture the comfort and ease Grenache has to offer, and, like a slice of fresh berry pie, this wine has a bright pop of fresh berries, a subtle note of lemon zest, and hints of vanilla and spice. Luscious, rich tannins, and a deep, vibrant color add to the pleasure of each sip.” – Brian Mackey, winemaker

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Mourvèdre Limited Release Bottle

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Having a glass is like being invited into a grandparent’s study; you enter an inner sanctum of cozy, shadowed corners that cloak you in complex aromas of black fruit, bay leaf, and jasmine and settle you into a recliner of broad strapping tannins and flavors of roasted fowl and tobacco.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Limited Release Austral White Wine Columbia Valley

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For the Austral this year, we co-fermented a blend of Roussanne, Marsanne, and Viognier together in a barrel. The result is a seamless, rich wine. We layered tank-fermented Grenache Blanc and Roussanne for brightness while a touch more of Viognier from barrel brought ripe stone fruit and texture.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Extended Aging Chardonnay Columbia Valley

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We hold some of our best barrels from the previous vintage to make this
Chardonnay. These barrels are 100% new French oak and were lees stirred once a month for 20 months. This extended time in barrel gives the wine time to develop complexity and integration.

$26.00 Add to Cart
oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Mimi Chardonnay Horse Heaven Hills

Discover Mimi, a delicious Chardonnay sourced from the Horse Heaven Hills, including Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard. Mimi is crafted in a lightly oaked, fresh style which allows the bright, elegant fruit to shine through.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2018 Limited Release Unoaked Chardonnay Yakima Valley

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“This Chardonnay is bright and crisp. The grapes were sourced from the cooler Yakima Valley, allowing extra hangtime for flavor development while still retaining the bright acidity. Fermented in stainless steel to show off citrus flavors, this would be a great wine to enjoy in the sun with appetizers and friends.” –Tracey Keller

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Limited Release Chenin Blanc Yakima Valley

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This wine is sourced from old vines in the Yakima Valley. The area is slightly cooler allowing for extended hangtime and riper flavor development. It shows classic Chenin Blanc characters of fresh melon and intense floral notes, with a crisp and refreshing finish. This continues to be one of my favorite wines.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Sémillon Limited Release Bottle

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Sémillon may be the most overlooked Noble Grape. It’s unique and it’s the backbone of great Bordeaux-style whites. In this vintage 64% of the wine fermented in neutral oak adding natural richness and 36% fermented in stainless steel to maintain vibrant flavors of fig, melon, and honey!

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Limited Release Muscat Canelli Columbia Valley

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A rich, sweet style of Muscat with unctuous flavors of ripe apricot and jasmine spice. For brunch, as an aperitif or after dinner, this wine is both versatile and decadent.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Jonté Sauvignon Blanc Limited Release Bottle

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The Jonté is a natural dancer. Ten percent barrel ferment provides the rhythm while aromas of green apple and white flower flitter into lively citrus and snap peas. The palate twirls between rich tangerine and tropical guava. Harmonized flavors and lush textures give this wine an elegant, long finish.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Limited Release Syrah Rosé Yakima Valley

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A cooler vintage gave us Yakima Valley Syrah with wonderful acidity and classic flavors of strawberry and raspberry. We soaked the juice on the skins for 4 hours to get the perfect amount of color and flavor and fermented it in stainless steel to maintain the freshness.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2017 Limited Release Viognier Yakima Valley

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This vibrant Viognier is mostly fermented in stainless to show off lively floral aromas, juicy tropical tones and hints of stone fruit. It is aged on lees for a velvety palate. The barrel portion of the blend is a co-fermentation of Viognier, Marsanne and Rousanne to add the rich spicy complexity on the finish.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2015 Limited Release Tempestade Columbia Valley

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Instead of fortifying the grapes for a sweet wine, these are fermented to create a dry red wine. The result is an interesting duality; the Touriga Nacional, Tinto Cão and Tinta Madeira grapes bring an earthy depth to the wine while the Souzão layers acidity with bright fruit on top.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Oak Oval Gewürztraminer Limited Release Bottle

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Sourced from the cooler Yakima Valley, we allowed this juice to undergo a natural fermentation in upright French oak ovals. The wine has wonderful floral and apricot flavors with a spicy note held up by fresh acidity. Letting the wine rest on its lees in the oak lent soft texture and layers of complexity.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Oak Oval Chardonnay Limited Release Bottle

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In 2017, Chardonnay Block 5 at Zephyr Ridge Vineyard was outstanding. We fermented the wine using native yeast in a brand-new Oak Oval. The oval is not toasted on the inside like a new barrel, so the oak impact is very minimal. This is a complex, fruit-forward, fresh style of Washington Chardonnay.

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