Columbia Valley, Washington State, USA
Since 1967, the dedicated winemakers at Chateau Ste. Michelle have transformed the finest grapes into some of the most spectacular wines in the world. The aromas of mocha and spice in this classic Merlot mingle with the richness of black cherry. A bottle of Chateau Ste. Michelle's Columbia Valley Merlot is a perfect match for hearty pasta, nutty rice or grilled lamb. Sourced from select, warmer vineyard sites in the Columbia Valley, the wine is aged 18 months in French and American oak for well-integrated structure and medium impact, creating an approachable style and versatility in profile.