7 Expressive Washington Red Wines (Wine Spectator)

New reviews of delicious Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot from the Evergreen State

Tamarack was founded in 1998, back when there were only a dozen wineries in Walla Walla.

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Tamarack was founded in 1998, back when there were only a dozen wineries in Walla Walla.

Washington State excels with Cabernet and Merlot, especially in Columbia Valley, east of the Cascade Mountains, where they benefit from the long, dry growing season. Today we highlight some of our top picks from recent tastings. Get the scores and tasting notes!

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