Washington's Red Wave

Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon dominate the top wines from this distinctive region
Harvey Steiman
Issue: July 31, 2006

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.

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