Since 1999, this wine is released as Walla Walla Valley. In older vintages, it was labeled under different AVAs: Columbia Valley, American Cabernet (1996) or Washington State.
Search Rank 681
Over all vintages, this was the 681st most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 861st
Cabernet Sauvignon (often shortened to "Cab Sav" or even just "Cab") is probably the most famous red wine grape variety on Earth. It is rivaled in this regard only by its Bordeaux stablemate Merlot, and its opposite number in Burgundy, Pinot Noir. The product of a natural crossing of key Bordeaux grape varieties Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon's DNA was profiled only as recently as 1997, by researchers in California. Most wine authorities agree that the crossing happened only in the past few centuries, making the variety's current fame all the more impressive. (© All rights reserved, Wine-Searcher)
Walla Walla Valley is an AVA in the south-eastern corner of Washington state, stretching across the border into Oregon. Vineyards can be found on either side of the border in the hills that surround the Walla Walla River, a tributary of the larger Columbia River. The sunny, dry climate of the valley is well suited to the Bordeaux Blend varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, as well as Syrah....more
Washington state is located in the Pacific Northwest of the USA, immediately north of Oregon. Although its wine history is relatively short, it now produces more wine than any other US state, other than California. Almost all wine production occurs in Washington's hot, desert-like eastern part, although there is some grape growing and one ...more
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