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 2017 Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris "Spicy Pig" Blend  Columbia Valley

‘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 Grenache Blanc Rattlesnake Hills Rattlesnake Hills

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 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 Fringes Pinot Noir Columbia Gorge

Our Pinot Noir grapes are nestled into the slopes of the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. With windswept views of Mt. Hood, they sit on the edge of Pinot Noir country. Fringes brings these outlying grapes together to create a Pinot that pairs bright red fruit with unique earthiness.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Roussanne Rattlesnake Hills

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This is the first time we have ever bottled Roussanne by itself; the wine shows its heritage with richness and tropical fruit. It is sourced from a cooler site that allows for extended hang time and full flavor
development.

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

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Vibrant blackberry flavors are layered with hints of tomato leaf and toasted walnuts, creating a lively entry that recedes to reveal fine tannins that linger on the finish.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2015 Limited Release Block 9 Merlot Columbia Valley

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This jazzy Merlot is a real chameleon. With notes of mocha and juicy black plums, it has enough fruit and spice to be a welcome guest at any down-home BBQ, but bring it out for a gourmet meal and its bright acidity and plush tannins make it a perfect partner for the finest fare.

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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 Canoe Ridge Estate Red Wine Blend Limited Release Horse Heaven Hills

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When we get to ‘release the varietal handcuffs’ and blend whatever we want together – it is just darn fun. These 100% Canoe Ridge Estate red wines demonstrate nuance, complexity and sheer Horse Heaven Hills AVA style.

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

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The 2015 vintage was the warmest and earliest on record, however our cool Harvest evenings kept the natural acidity intact, so all of the lush, ripe fruit has a tight framework of acidity to best showcase Cold Creek Cab Franc! It is decadent, luxurious and also tightly wound.

$40.00 Add to Cart
oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2016 Limited Release Pinot Blanc Yakima Valley

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The fruit for this fun vibrant Pinot Blanc was sourced from the Yakima Valley; it shows hints of anise and cardamom along with stone fruit and floral notes. Tank fermented and aged sur lie for 6 months to highlight the slight minerality in the rich, luscious palate.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Limited Release Austral Red Wine Columbia Valley

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The combination of Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre is joined by Cinsaut, which refines and brightens the complex palate. Partially fermented and aged in concrete tanks, weaving threads of pure fruit throughout is spiraling depth; focused tannins and exotic spice make this red wine a sensory delight. 

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Boreal Red Wine Limited Release Bottle

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This wine highlights the broad range of wine that can be made with Syrah. These Syrah (90%) grapes were co-fermented with Viognier (10%) in the style of Côte-Rôtie in Northern Rhône region of France. The Viognier brings a delicate character to the Syrah and together they create a wine with notes of orange blossom, raspberry brambles and red currants.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle Cabernet Sauvignon Limited Release Bottle

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For this wine in particular I strive to create an archetype – a wine that exemplifies the variety and its place of origin. This vintage, that quest led to an eminently enjoyable wine with complex aromas and flavors of blueberries, cocoa, tapenade, and wet stone, complemented by a smooth weighty finish.

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oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Limited Release Cold Creek Red Columbia Valley

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Cold Creek is an amazing vineyard for many reasons, not the least of which is its ability to consistently showcase varieties that display purity of fruit along with rich texture from one vintage to the next.

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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 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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Dense, ripe tannins were accentuated by nice grip from the firm acid structure, and resulted in a very rich, full expression. Still everything you look for in Druthers – decadence, rich and ripe fruit, full tasty mouthfeel and almost (but not quite) too much of a great Cab!

$90.00 Add to Cart
oval shadow Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Limited Release Malbec Columbia Valley

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Malbec in Washington state is becoming a “thing” in my estimation. It loves our warm, dry climate and thrives in almost every region. It’s a wonderful combination of our Cold Creek and Canoe Ridge Vineyards with a touch of Indian Wells. Rich jam and spice flavors, it’s one of my favorites every year.

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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 2012 Limited Release Petit Verdot  Columbia Valley

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Petit Verdot is generally cast in a supporting role for Bordeaux-style blends, but this varietal bottling gives its intense, unique personality a chance to shine. This 2012 vintage does a superb job of highlighting the characteristic dense, brooding structure and alluring dark fruit flavors.

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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 2015 Limited Release Extended Aging Chardonnay Columbia Valley

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We held back some of our best barrels from last vintage to make our extended aging Chardonnay. The wines were aged in 100% new French large format puncheons and were lees stirred once per month for 20 months. The wine is a blend of Cold Creek Vineyard, Canoe Ridge Estate and Lawrence Vineyards.

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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 2016 Limited Release Chenin Blanc Yakima Valley

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The 2016 Chenin Blanc exudes classic characters of fresh melon and rose-like floral notes. The finish is crisp and refreshing for ‘summer sipping’. One of my favorites every vintage.

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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 Midsummer's White Columbia Valley

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This summer blend is a refreshing mix of Chenin Blanc, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Muscat Canelli and Semillon. The combination of different grapes gives this wine a wonderful crisp, spicy edge brimming with melon and ripe yellow peach flavors.

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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 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 Waussie Riesling Columbia Valley

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This wine is edgy, like any good Australian, but it shows the restraint and elegance of the Northwest. It is a dry Riesling that shows lime, mandarin, and white peaches tied together with beguiling ginger spice.

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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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