10 Outstanding Washington Cabernets for $30 or Less

New reviews of hearty and affordable Cabernet Sauvignon and blends from Columbia Valley, all earning 90 points or more

10 Outstanding Washington Cabernets for $30 or Less
Sleight of Hand planted an eight-acre block in Walla Walla Valley's Blue Mountain Vineyard in 2014, and today the vineyard is a primary source of Cabernet for the winery.
Jul 19, 2021

Washington’s Columbia Valley produces world-class wines that frequently break the $100 mark. But it’s also home to some of the best values in the U.S. This week’s selection of new releases is a buyer’s guide to outstanding Cabernet Sauvignon–based reds that are also great bargains.

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