Chateau Ste. Michelle Artist Series 2012
With this warmer vintage, we selected a few cooler sites to add balance, richness and layers − the ultimate goal for the Artist Series blend. Crafted from four varieties in a beautiful, plush vintage, the blend exudes perfect Washington state structure with desired elegance.
- 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 29% Merlot, 3% Malbec, 3% Cabernet Franc
- Aged for 24 months in French oak, 48% new.
- 0.56 g/100 mL
- Wine Spectator 92 points – Focused, with a blanket of fine tannins over an expressive core of smoky red berry and floral flavors. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. Drink now through 2022.-H.S..October/2015