Long Shadows Vintners

(509) 526-0905 1604 Ireland Rd
Walla Walla, WA 99362
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Long Shadows Vintners was founded in 2002 by Washington wine visionary Allen Shoup, who as President and CEO of Chateau Ste. Michelle from 1984-2000 forged internationally acclaimed winemaking partnerships with Piero Antinori (Col Solare) and Dr. Ernst Loosen (Eroica Riesling). Long Shadows Vintners now builds upon those successes by bringing an elite cadre of the world’s most celebrated winemakers from the finest wine regions around the globe to Washington in order to create world class wines that showcase the viticultural excellence of Washington State's Columbia Valley. Each celebrated vintner partners individually with Shoup and resident winemaker Gilles Nicault on a distinct winemaking program to produce a single “best of type” wine under a unique label. These include: Pedestal Merlot by Michel Rolland (international consultant and owner Le Bon Pasteur, Pomerol); Sequel Syrah by John Duval (formerly of Penfold’s Grange, South Australia); Poet’s Leap Riesling by Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Lenoir Grape

    This red-fleshed grape is a popular variety in Texas, where it is sometimes blended with Ruby Cabernet to make red ta...

  • Sangiovese

    Prounounced “San-joh-vay-say,” this Italian wine varietal is Tuscany’s #1 red wine grape. It’s the pistol of Central ...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Long Shadows Riesling Poet's Leap 2012


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    Wine review by MrRiesling

  • Long Shadows Julia's Dazzle Pinot Gris Rose 2013


    Made with a dash of SangioveseLovely on the nose full of fleshy fruit, a bit of stemmy freshness, pears and white peach A bit of rs sweetness the palate really accents the fruit here which is round and juicy, filled with peaches and pears with a hint of red cherry/currant fruit. Big, juicy and bright this is a round, exuberant rose with just a w... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Feather Long Shadows Cabernet Sauvignon 2011


    Light on the nose, smoky and herbal, with candied herb, toasty oak, and lots of dill layered over small spiced red berry fruit. A bit gamy on entry, fairly open and certainly broad in the mouth with rich, chewy yet soft tannins and integrated acids. The fruit tends to the red end of the spectrum, earthy and slightly forest floor accented with a ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Long Shadows Sequel 2010


    93% Syrah, 7% Cabernet SauvignonStemmy, gamy, and a little minty on the intense and savory nose that is fairly medicinal, and quite peppery. Rich and soft on entry with lots of acid lending brightness. The fruit here is bright and juicy, more so than the nose would suggest with crushed boysenberry and blackberry fruit, and a bit of a floral acce... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Long Shadows Pedestal Merlot 2011


    87% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit VerdotClassic Merlot on the nose, decidedly plummy with streaks of chocolate, herb, and toasty, creme brûlée oak. Soft and large scaled on entry, there's plenty of tannin and acid serving as structure here but the fruit somehow doesn't manage to cover everything, the tannins in particular stick out on ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Long Shadows Wineries Pirouette 2011


    53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23% Merlot, 15% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec14.9% $55Plummy and very low key on the nose, which shows some violet and green herb with pencil lead nuance over black berry fruit. Soft, rich and caressing in the mouth, this is packed with fruit, soft tannins, and integrated acids. Its a plump wine but one that ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Long Shadows Chester Kidder 2010


    67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Syrah, 5% Petit VerdotDark fruit rich with aromas of candied blueberry, roasted meats, and roasted herbs is intense and complex on the nose showing rather high toned details. While rather soft on entry, this is wide open and rich in the mouth with red and black cherry fruit and super fine tannins. Texturally this fill... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Long Shadows Saggi 2010


    53% Sangiovese, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% SyrahFine white chocolate and herb inflected nose shows some lovely red cherry fruit, bit of cherry pit and a hint of black olive and lipstick. Opening with a nice blend of acid and richness in the mouth, this is bright and shows a lovely austere edge to the red currant and raspberry fruit with a hint ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Long Shadows Riesling Poet's Leap 2012


    12.5 grams per liter residual sugarGorgeous aromatics, all lime zesty and spicy with herbal nuance greet the nose over creamy lemon pith with a hint almost cinnamon spice. A bit sweet early on the palate with nicely integrated acids. This is a little dusty on the palate showing early signs of strawberry fruit that turns more creamy and sweet w... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Long Shadows Wineries Sangiovese Columbia Valley Nine Hats 2008


    Smooth, delicious end berry flavor Read More

    Wine review by winelovingal

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  • i would just like to point out to the webmaster of this site, and all wine lovers, that this is by far the best wine from Washington state, not Oregon, please get the postings right!

    Comment by 153247syrah210 153247 syrah210

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