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Tasting Highlights: Cayuse

Christophe Baron of Cayuse makes some of Washington state's most scintillating Syrahs
Harvey Steiman
Posted: May 24, 2005

With some of the most extraordinary vineyards in Washington, Cayuse has established itself as the state's premier Syrah producer. Winegrower Christophe Baron, who grew up in the Champagne district of France, fell in love with the stony, former-riverbed soils in the southern half of Washington's Walla Walla district, planted vines on several parcels, and now makes them into some of Washington's most arresting wines.

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