Artist Series

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Winemakers and artists have drawn inspiration from one another for centuries. For our Artist Series Meritage wines, winemaker Bob Bertheau crafts exceptional Bordeaux-style blends of unique power and character that honor world-class artisans such as Dale Chihuly, Alden Mason and Andre Petterson.

2012 Artist Series Red Blend - Close Label

Columbia Valley

The idyllic 2012 vintage in Washington gave me some of our best red wines to date to craft this special 20th Artist Series bottling which features the work of world-renown artist, Dale Chihuly. This is a beautifully layered, ageable Meritage wine and my version of art in a bottle.

93 points
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2012 Artist Series Red Blend - Full Label

Columbia Valley

The idyllic 2012 vintage in Washington gave me some of our best red wines to date to craft this special 20th Artist Series bottling which features the work of world-renown artist, Dale Chihuly. This is a beautifully layered, ageable Meritage wine and my version of art in a bottle.

93 points
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2011 Artist Series Meritage - Global Dictionary Label

Columbia Valley

The 2011 featured artwork by internationally recognized artist Bratsa Bonifacho, explores the tension between the logical, linear scripting of virus program and their capacity for destruction. Blending a unique yield from warmer vineyard sites during a cold 2011 in Washington State, the elegant Meritage wine offers layers of black cherry and spice aromas and flavors.

93 points
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2010 Artist Series Meritage - Journey Label

Columbia Valley

With featured wine label artwork from noted artist Ben Darby, the 2010 Artist Series Meritage delivers black cherry aromas and spice notes with velvety tannins. 85% of the blend was sourced from our Cold Creek Vineyard, providing power and elegance. Fruit from our Canoe Ridge Estate vineyard rounded out the wine for a layered, complex and harmonious red wine blend.

92 points
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2008 Artist Series Meritage - Butterfly Label

Columbia Valley

2008 blends two estate vineyards: Canoe Ridge Estate provides elegance, structure and fine-grained tannins, while Cold Creek lends concentrated, old vine intensity. Hints of cocoa, black cherry and spicy herbal notes highlight the juxtaposition of these two sites. The finish is clean and complex.

91 points
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2007 Artist Series Meritage - Candle Label

Columbia Valley

Featuring the work of renowned artist T.L Lange, the 2007 vintage is powerful, yet seamless Meritage. Drawing from our estate vineyards, Canoe Ridge Estate gives elegance, structure and fine-grained tannins, while Cold Creek lends concentrated, old vine intensity. In 2007, we also used Indian Wells Vineyard for a touch of New World opulence.

90 points
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2006 Artist Series Meritage - Green Label

Columbia Valley

Showcasing the work of Pacific Northwest artist Eva Isaksen, the 2006 vintage blends our best vineyards in the Horse Heaven Hills, Columbia Valley and Wahluke Slope of Washington State. Each variety contributes a special attribute to the red blend, resulting in a complex Meritage with seamless tannins.

93 points
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