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2020 Washington Merlot Report

Over the past year I have had the chance to taste some of the great Merlots from Washington. I adore the 2016 Long Shadows Pedestal Merlot (OB, 96) which is dense, layered and has massive cellaring potential.

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Washington Wine Blog Reviews

I recently had the chance to review the new Long Shadows releases and was once again blown away with their consistency, showing a beginning, middle and an end. I have long admired these wines and the brilliant vision of Allen Shoup, former CEO of Chateau Ste. Michelle.

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Nation's Best Tasting Rooms

We are thrilled and humbled to be chosen as one of the nation's five best tasting rooms for the second year in a row as part of USA Today's 10Best Reader's Choice awards.

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Chardonnay of the Year

The 2017 Dance was awarded Double Gold and named Chardonnay of the Year in Sip magazine's Best of the Northwest annual contest. Sweet baked yellow apples and Meyer lemon greet the nose...

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Nation's Best Tasting Rooms

For oenophiles, few experiences surpass travel to wine country during harvest, and one of the nation’s ten best tasting rooms to visit this fall is Long Shadows Vintners in Walla Walla, according to USA Today readers.

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Merlot of the Year

Walla Walla-based Gilles Nicault partners with Bordeaux-based consulting winemaker Michel Rolland to craft this gorgeous Merlot...Dark fruits (plums, huckleberries) commingle with high-cacao chocolate...
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