Alphabetical Guide to Washington State

Alphabetical Guide to Washington State
Winemaker Chris Figgins, of Leonetti Cellar in Walla Walla Valley, produced three of this report's top wines. (Richard Duval)
From the Jun 30, 2022, issue

Nearly 125 wines were reviewed by senior editor Tim Fish for the Washington Cabernet special report in the June 15 & 30, 2022, issue of Wine Spectator. For a full analysis of the latest vintages and recommended wines, read “Cabernet Country.” WineSpectator.com members can find full reviews, with tasting notes, in the Wine Ratings Search.

Wine Score Price
ABEJA
Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley Heather Hill 2018 94 $75
Chardonnay Washington 2020 89 $45
AVENNIA
Gravura Columbia Valley 2019 93 $40
Syrah Yakima Valley Arnaut Boushey Vineyard 10th Vintage 2019 92 $60
BLEDSOE FAMILY
Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2018 93 $54
BOOKWALTER
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Protagonist 2019 92 $65
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Protagonist 2018 93 $65
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Readers 2019 92 $28
Conflict Columbia Valley 2018 93 $65
Volume Nine Dionysus Vineyard Columbia Valley 2019 94 $120
BROWNE
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Heritage 2019 89 $20
Tribute Red Blend Bitner Estate Columbia Valley 2019 89 $40
CANVASBACK
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain 2018 91 $42
CASASMITH
Sangiovese Washington Rosé Vino 2020 86 $12
CATACLYSM
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2019 84 $16
CAYUSE
Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley The Widowmaker En Chamberlin Vineyard 2018 92 $102
CHARLES & CHARLES
Double Trouble Washington 2020 88 $14
CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Cold Creek Vineyard 2018 88 $30
Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills Canoe Ridge Estate 2018 91 $28
Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2020 88 $11
Chardonnay Columbia Valley Indian Wells 2020 87 $17
Merlot Columbia Valley Indian Wells 2018 88 $18
Merlot Horse Heaven Hills Canoe Ridge Estate 2017 89 $24
Rosé Le Columbia Valley 2020 89 $25
Sauvignon Blanc Horse Heaven Hills Horse Heaven Vineyard 2020 90 $15
COLUMBIA
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain 2018 91 $48
Merlot Wahluke Slope Weinbau Vineyard Single Vineyard Collection 2018 87 $45
DELILLE
Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills Discovery Vineyard 2019 93 $75
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Four Flags 2019 93 $75
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Four Flags 2018 90 $75
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Grand Ciel 2018 91 $160
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Grand Ciel 2017 93 $160
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Klipsun Vineyard 2019 95 $80
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Shaw Vineyard 2019 93 $85
Chaleur Blanc Columbia Valley 2020 91 $38
Chaleur Estate Red Red Mountain 2019 93 $90
Chaleur Estate Red Red Mountain 2018 92 $90
D2 Columbia Valley 2018 93 $50
Doyenne Columbia Valley 2018 93 $45
Syrah Yakima Valley Signature 2018 94 $46
DOUBLE CANYON
Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills 2018 89 $25
DOUBLEBACK
Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2018 94 $108
Estate Reserve Walla Walla Valley 2018 94 $165
Merlot Walla Walla Valley 2019 93 $88
DRUM ROLL
Cabernet Columbia Valley Manet 2017 87 $18
DUNHAM
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley XXIV 2018 90 $50
Three Legged Red Washington 2020 89 $20
FIELDING HILLS
Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope Riverbend Vineyard 2018 92 $50
Tribute Riverbend Vineyard Wahluke Slope 2018 92 $40
FIGGINS
Figlia Walla Walla Valley 2018 93 $55
Walla Walla Valley 2019 93 $85
Walla Walla Valley 2018 94 $85
GARGANTUA
Syrah Washington 2017 93 $50
GREENWING
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2019 89 $30
H3
Cabernet Sauvignon Horse Heaven Hills 2019 90 $14
Sauvignon Blanc Horse Heaven Hills 2020 88 $14
HIGHTOWER
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Murray 2018 86 $25
INTRINSIC
Red Blend Columbia Valley 2019 89 $22
JANUIK
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2018 92 $30
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Ciel du Cheval Vineyard 2018 93 $45
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Quintessence Vineyard 2018 91 $50
Chardonnay Columbia Valley Cold Creek Vineyard 2019 90 $30
Merlot Red Mountain 2018 92 $35
Syrah Red Mountain Ciel du Cheval Vineyard 2018 92 $35
K
King Coal Stoneridge Vineyard Washington 2018 92 $100
Ovide Jack's Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2018 91 $55
Syrah Snipes Mountain The Cattle King Upland Vineyard 2018 90 $70
Syrah Wahluke Slope The Deal Sundance Vineyard 2018 90 $40
Syrah Wahluke Slope The Hidden Northridge Vineyard 2018 92 $70
Syrah Walla Walla Valley Powerline Vineyard 2018 93 $45
Syrah Walla Walla Valley The Beautiful Powerline Vineyard 2018 95 $55
Syrah Washington Royal City Stoneridge Vineyard 2018 93 $140
KING ESTATE
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley The Soldier 2018 88 $23
KLIPSUN
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain 2018 94 $150
L'ECOLE NO. 41
Apogee Pepper Bridge Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2018 91 $57
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2018 90 $30
Chardonnay Columbia Valley 2020 90 $21
Ferguson Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2019 91 $70
Merlot Columbia Valley 2018 90 $25
Perigee Seven Hills Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2018 92 $57
Sémillon Columbia Valley 2020 91 $16
Syrah Columbia Valley 2019 92 $25
LEONETTI
Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2019 93 $110
Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2018 94 $100
Merlot Walla Walla Valley 2019 92 $80
Reserve Walla Walla Valley 2019 94 $160
Reserve Walla Walla Valley 2018 95 $150
LOCATIONS
WA Washington 0 87 $20
LONG SHADOW VINTNERS
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Feather 2018 88 $70
Chardonnay Columbia Valley Dance 2019 91 $42
Pirouette Columbia Valley 2018 88 $65
Sauvignon Blanc Columbia Valley Cymbal 2020 92 $35
LUKE
Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope 2019 90 $25
Chardonnay Ancient Lakes Of Columbia Valley 2020 89 $22
Merlot Wahluke Slope 2019 91 $25
NINE HATS
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2018 89 $20
Columbia Valley 2019 89 $20
Malbec Columbia Valley 2016 90 $25
NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2017 91 $18
NOVELTY HILL
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2018 91 $26
Merlot Columbia Valley 2018 90 $23
PENDULUM
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2020 90 $21
Columbia Valley 2019 87 $18
PURSUED BY BEAR
Bear Cub Columbia Valley 2018 92 $35
Bear Cub Columbia Valley 2017 93 $35
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2018 92 $70
Rosé Blushing Bear Columbia Valley 2020 88 $28
QUILCEDA CREEK
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2018 95 $200
ROCKY POND
11 Dams Double D Vineyard Columbia Valley 2019 91 $45
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Double D Vineyard 2019 92 $75
Malbec Columbia Valley Double D Vineyard 2019 84 $60
SPARKMAN
Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain Kingpin 2018 94 $65
Cabernet Sauvignon Yakima Valley Rainmaker 2018 91 $70
TAMARACK
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2019 90 $36
Firehouse Red Columbia Valley 2019 90 $19
THREE RIVERS
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2019 88 $16
TINTE
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2018 88 $48
TWO VINTNERS
Lola Yellow Jacket Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2018 90 $35
WATERBROOK
Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley Reserve 2019 89 $15
WATERMILL
Chances R Columbia Valley 2018 86 $15

Tasting Reports Red Wines White Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay Merlot Malbec Sauvignon Blanc Syrah / Shiraz United States Washington 2018 2019 2020

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