Columbia Valley, Washington
Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling is one of the best values in Riesling on the market. Founded in 1934, Chateau Ste. Michelle pioneered vinifera grape growing in Washington state and has been producing classic European varietal wines under the Ste. Michelle label since 1967. The winery combines an ongoing dedication to research with a commitment to classic winemaking traditions. The winery owns 3,500 acres of vineyards in the Columbia Valley of eastern Washington, including Canoe Ridge Estate and Cold Creek, which are the largest sustainably farmed and LIVE and Salmon Safe certified vineyards in the state. Chateau Ste. Michelle enjoys winemaking partnerships with three of the world's most distinguished vintners. Col Solare is an alliance with Tuscany's Piero Antinori, Eroica Riesling is a partnership with the Mosel's Ernst Loosen, and Tenet, a project with acclaimed Rhone winemaker Michel Gassier, with the assistance of Southern Rhone's famous enology consultant, Philippe Cambie.
"Our Columbia Valley Riesling is a blend of Riesling from throughout Washington's Columbia Valley. The wine offers crisp apple aromas and flavors with subtle mineral notes. This is our "everyday
Riesling" that is a pleasure to drink and easy to match with a variety of foods." - Bob Bertheau, Head Winemaker
Enjoy Chateau Ste Michelle Riesling over the next 4-6 years with pan-fried trout, grilled shrimp, chicken satay, and spicy Thai dishes.