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The Rest of the Best

All the current-release red wines that received a score of 90 on our 100-point scale.

By Sean P. Sullivan August 19, 2011 Published in the September 2011 issue of Seattle Met

Our Best Wine issue featured all of Washington’s current releases that received 91 points or above, and was accompanied by a list of 90-point whites. Here: all the red wines that received a score of 90—excellent bottles you don’t want to miss.

  • Alexandria Nicole Mr. Big Petite Sirah Destiny Ridge Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills 2009 $45
  • Alexandria Nicole Gravity Merlot Destiny Ridge Vineyard Horse Heaven Hills 2008 $24
  • Barrister Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Bacchus Vineyard Columbia Valley 2007 $35
  • Bergevin Lane The Princess Syrah Francisca’s Vineyard Walla Walla Valley 2008 $52
  • Bergevin Lane She-Devil Syrah Columbia Valley 2007 $24
  • Brian Carter Cellars Solesce Red Wine Columbia Valley 2006 $50
  • CZ Cellars Storm Front Red Wine Columbia Valley 2008 $24
  • Darby Purple Haze Red Wine Columbia Valley 2009 $20
  • Desert Wind Ruah Wahluke Slope 2009 $20
  • Dusted Valley BFM Stone Tree Vineyard Wahluke Slope 2008 $53
  • Efeste Tough Guy Bordeaux Klipsun Vineyard 2008 $55
  • Fidélitas Malbec Columbia Valley 2008 $35
  • Fidélitas Merlot Columbia Valley 2009 $25
  • Fjellene Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2008 $35
  • Fjellene Rose Columbia Valley 2010 $20
  • Gamache Vintners Merlot Columbia Valley 2007 $24
  • Hestia Cellars Merlot Columbia Valley 2008 $28
  • Hogue Cellars Terroir Syrah Fries Vineyard Wahluke Slope 2007 $25
  • J Bookwalter Foreshadow Merlot Columbia Valley 2008 $40
  • JB Neufeld Cabernet Sauvignon Artz Vineyard Red Mountain 2008 $32
  • JM Cellars Longevity Columbia Valley 2008 $38
  • Kestrel Signature Edition Raptor Red Yakima Valley 2007 $60
  • L’Ecole No. 41 Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2008 $36
  • Laurelhurst Cellars Merlot Columbia Valley 2008 $24
  • Long Shadows Nine Hats Sangiovese Columbia Valley 2008 $25
  • Mackey Vineyards Concordia Columbia Valley 2009 $38
  • Maison Bleue Jaja Red Wine Yakima Valley 2009 $20
  • Matthews Estate Claret Columbia Valley 2007 $35
  • Matthews Estate Syrah Columbia Valley 2008 $39
  • Obelisco Estate Red Wine Red Mountain 2008 $30
  • Obelisco Electrum Cabernet Sauvignon Red Mountain 2008 $60
  • Otis Kenyon Wine Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla Valley 2007 $34
  • Ott and Murphy OMpendium Red Wine Columbia Valley 2008 $23
  • Pamplin Family JRG Red Wine Columbia Valley 2008 $30
  • Pomum Cellars Syrah Columbia Valley 2008 $30
  • Robert Ramsay Syrah Horse Heaven Hills 2007 $20
  • Ross Andrew Winery Syrah Boushey Vineyard Columbia Valley 2008 $34
  • Rotie Cellars Little G Grenache Washington State 2009 $50
  • Saint Laurent Cabernet Sauvignon Wahluke Slope 2007 $32
  • Salida Wine Fuego Sagrado Yakima Valley 2008 $30
  • Sineann Abondante Red Wine Columbia Valley 2007 $24
  • Syncline Wine Cellars Subduction Red Wine Columbia Valley 2009 $20
  • Tamarack Cellars Firehouse Red Red Wine Columbia Valley 2009 $16
  • Tulpen Cellars Sangiovese Columbia Valley 2007 $20
  • Tranche Cellars Slice of Pape Red Wine Columbia Valley 2006 $35
  • Trust Cellars Cabernet Franc Columbia Valley 2008 $32
  • Va Piano Vineyards Bruno’s Blend Red Wine VII Columbia Valley NV $23
  • Va Piano Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley 2007 $38
  • Walla Walla Vintners Sangiovese Columbia Valley 2009 $24
  • Walter Dacon Wines Appanage Syrah Yakima Valley 2008 $50
  • Waters Winery Loess Syrah Walla Walla Valley 2008 $45
  • William Church Bishops Blend Red Wine Columbia Valley 2008 $20
  • William Church Sur La Mer Red Wine Columbia Valley 2008 $28
  • Woodward Canyon Old Vines Cabernet Sauvignon Washington State 2008 $79
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