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Date Created: 09/03/14
Cherise Permaul Wine Appreciation 9214 Washington State Third Largest wine producing state Protected by Cascade Mountains Eastern side of Cascades where bulk of wine regions are located Western Side Wet Eastern side desert like and needs irrigation Soil mostly Sandy and stone studded Hostile Relatively youthful wine producing region 1960 Big two Vintners Columbia Crest amp Chateau Ste Michelle Wine loves terrible soil It grows the best under tough conditions Pinot Noir is the best wine out of Washington red requires cooler weather Merlot was the largest selling grape Cabernet amp Syrah are also grown Now Pinot Noir Sauvignon Blanc amp Riesling best selling A Growing Areas Columbia Valley largest wine producing region over 15000 acres under Vines Puget Sound Only of cial AVA on the West side of the Cascades Yakima Valley South Central Washington Red Wine Grapes Pinot Noir Merlot Cabernet Franc Syrah White Wine Grapes Riesling Chardonnay Semillon Sauvignon Blanc gm Fourth largest wine producing state Enotourism Only last 40 years acknowledged as a world class wine producing area About 15000 acres under Vines Most wineries are Very small scale about 45 are dedicated to some sort of sustainable winemaking Prime place for Pinot Noir Gained fame from cool climate grapes Pinot Noir Pinot Gris amp Rieslings Oregon like Washington will support Cabemet Sauvignon Syrah amp Merlot Laws of Oregon are much stricter than many other US States Labeling must include minimum of 90 grape Variety listed on label be in the bottle ie NY State is 75 Much better quality wine because of this Growing Areas Willamette Valley largest AVA with over 10000 acres under Vines 75 of the states wineries Most in the Northem half Climate similar to Burgundy Eastern Oregon or Columbia Gorge Located on both sides of the Columbia river Area much warmer than other areas Will support Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah amp Merlot Southern Oregon About 3000 acres under Vines Red Wine Grapes Pinot Noir best from Willamette Cabemet Franc Merlot White Wine Grapes Pinot Gris Riesling Chardonnay Semillon
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