Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

 

Zoom Mouse over image to zoom
Chateau Ste Michelle
Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
  • Vintage : 2018
  • Country : USA
  • Region : Washington
  • Subregion
  • Type : Red
  • Style Fruity Medium Bodied
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 13,5°
  • Grappes : 88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Autres, 3% Syrah, 2% Merlot

Columbia Valley Cabernet was crafted to highlight concentrated Washington red fruit in an accessible style. This is an inviting Cab with plenty of complexity and structure with silky tannins. It’s also very versatile with food.

Experts Score Vintage
WE Wine Enthusiast 89 2015
RP Robert Parker 88 2015
W&S Wines & Spirits 88 2015
WS Wine Spectator 87 2015
More information on wine critics and ratings
Aged 14 months in American and French oak, 32% new.

Wine Enthusiast (WE) : 89 Points (2015)
For Cabernet, the aromas are surprisingly blue and purple fruited, almost smelling more like a Syrah. Putting that aside, it brings a lot of appeal with a real sense of freshness to the fruit flavors. The tannins seem a bit bunched up at present, needing a little more time to stretch out. Still, it provides plenty of enjoyment.

Robert Parker (RP) : 88 Points (2015)
One of Chateau Ste Michelle's flagship bottlings, the 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon Cold Creek Vineyard offers up a deep-pitched bouquet of cassis, black plums and loamy soil. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, with bright acids, juicy fruit and powdery tannins that turn somewhat drying on the finish, depressing my score. I suspect this site may have suffered in the heat this year.

Wines & Spirits (W&S) : 88 Points (2015)
Best Buy - This cabernet aims for greatness and succeeds better than many wines three times its price. It has remarkable aromatic complexity, giving off smoke, cedar and olive, and its flavors have a piney top note, with just a touch of herb on the finish. It feels natural and complete—a steal at $15.

Wine Spectator (WS) : 87 Points (2015)
Trim and focused, with modest blackberry, spice and green olive flavors. Drink now through 2021

Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay 2018
Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay 2018
Chateau Ste Michelle
Chardonnay 2018
WS
88
WE
88
W&S
89
This is a fresh, soft style of Chardonnay with bright apple and sweet citrus fruit character with subtle spice and oak nuances. The sur lie aging gives it an appealing softness.
18,00 €
Quantity : moins plus
Chateau Ste Michelle Dry Riesling 2018
Chateau Ste Michelle Dry Riesling 2018
Chateau Ste Michelle
Dry Riesling 2018
W&S
88
WS
89
WE
89
The Chateau Ste. Michelle Dry Riesling is a dry, crisp, refreshing style of Riesling with beautiful fruit flavors, crisp acidity and an elegant finish. It offers inviting floral and mandarin aromas with a clean finish.
18,90 €
Quantity : moins plus
Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Syrah 2019
Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Syrah 2019
Chateau Ste Michelle
Columbia Valley Syrah 2019
W&S
89
WS
89
WE
87
The Columbia Valley Syrah is a soft, ripe Syrah with ripe berry fruit aromas and flavors with hints of vanilla and brown sugar spice. It was co-fermented with Viognier for an even more accessible and fruit forward style of Syrah. This is an enjoyable red.
18,90 €
Quantity : moins plus
Chateau Ste Michelle Col Solare 2017
Chateau Ste Michelle Col Solare 2017
Chateau Ste Michelle
Col Solare 2017
WS
92
RP
94
W&S
94
"Aromas of black cherry, currant, and ripe black berries, together with subtle notes of espresso and vanilla in the nose. On the palate, this full bodied wine is rich with flavors of dark chocolate, black fruits, and a coconut spice which leads to a lingering silky finish" – Marcus Notaro, Winemaker
95,00 €
Quantity : moins plus
Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Merlot 2018
Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Merlot 2018
Chateau Ste Michelle
Columbia Valley Merlot 2018
WE
89
Tasting Note: Pretty, concentrated Merlot from cool-climate Columbia Valley in Washington State, brimming with black cherry and a dollop of raspberry jam, counterbalanced by a…
18,90 €
Quantity : moins plus
Wine regions guide
18,90 €
Quantity : Moins     Plus
 
 
We also suggest...
USA
88 Wine Spectator
Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay 2018
Chateau Ste Michelle Chardonnay 2018
This is a fresh, soft style of Chardonnay with bright apple and sweet citrus fruit character with subtle spice and oak nuances. The sur lie aging gives it an appealing softness.
Chardonnay 2018
18,00 €
USA
94 Robert Parker
Charles Smith Broncho Stoneridge Vineyard Malbec 2016
Charles Smith Broncho Stoneridge Vineyard Malbec 2016
Broncho Stoneridge Vineyard Malbec 2016
100,00 €
Australia
94 James Suckling
Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
Vasse Felix Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
This wine expresses the distinct regional profile of Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon and the site characters it takes from the Vasse Felix vineyards, with a focus on Wilyabrup. It was the first red wine produced in Margaret River and has been made every year since 1972. Cabernet is a robust variety ideally suited to Margaret River’s climate and deep, well-drained soils.
Cabernet Sauvignon 2018
37,90 €
Argentina
92 Robert Parker
Catena Zapata Catena Malbec 2019
Catena Zapata Catena Malbec 2019
Catena put Malbec from Mendoza firmly on the winemaking map - this wine is a great example of their continued quality and purity of fruit.
Catena Malbec 2019
19,90 €
Lebanon
89+ Robert Parker
Ixsir Grande Reserve Red 2013
Ixsir Grande Reserve Red 2013
Tasting Notes:  Rich in minerals and saturated with Mediterranean character, this wine unleashes exuberant aromas of mature fruits and spices. Its concentrated taste…
Grande Reserve Red 2013
29,90 €
USA
93 Jeb Dunnuck
Charles Smith K Vintners Milbrandt Syrah 2016
Charles Smith K Vintners Milbrandt Syrah 2016
K Vintners Milbrandt Syrah 2016
49,90 €
Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Reviewed by Wine Enthusiast 21-12-2021 . Score: 4