Washington's Red Wave
Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon dominate the top wines from this distinctive region
Has Washington become a red state? White grapes cover more acreage than reds in the vineyards, but red varieties dominate among the top-scoring wines. Of the nearly 100 Washington wines that rated outstanding (90 points or higher on the Wine Spectator 100-point scale) since my last report on the state, in the Nov.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands July 31, 2006.