#1 Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buy of 2021! Chateau Ste. Michelle crafts its Columbia Valley Cabernet 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.
92 Points- Natalie Maclean Chateau Ste. Michelle 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon is a silky, supple medium-plus-bodied Cab from the Columbia Valley, Washington wine region and excellent value under $22. Look for ripe blackberry, blueberry, pepper spice, fine herbs and juicy acidity on this easy-going Cab aged in French and American oak barrels. Founded in 1967, Chateau Ste. Michelle is the oldest winery in Washington.
91 Points - Wine Enthusiast The aromas are unmistakably Cabernet, bringing full-on notes of black currant along with dried herb and a kiss of spice. The flavors are ripe, luxurious and remarkably fruit forward, with the oak pleasantly dialed back. It shows plenty of richness in the middle.