8 Bordeaux-Style Reds from California and Washington

Discover the West Coast's Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and blends with these new reviews of impressive reds up to 92 points

8 Bordeaux-Style Reds from California and Washington
Greg Harrington and the Gramercy Cellars team specialize in French grape varieties in Washington's Walla Walla Valley, with impressive results. (Jennifer Linquist)
Sep 12, 2022

Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot are famous thanks to the impeccable wines of France's Bordeaux region. But those grapes have a second home in California and Washington state, as this week’s selection of new releases shows.

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