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Essentials: Grape Expectations at Woodinville’s DeLille Cellars

DeLille Cellars nabs an impressive list of awards

By Rob Smith June 14, 2023

Woodinville’s DeLille Cellars

This article originally appeared in the May/June 2023 issue of Seattle magazine.

One of the region’s most popular wineries is wrapping up its 30th anniversary with a slew of notable awards.

Woodinville’s DeLille Cellars — winner of Seattle magazine’s Readers Choice award for best wine tasting — recently received five top 100 accolades. Bordeaux-style blends Chaleur Estate landed at No. 48 on Jeb Dunnuck’s Top 100 and D2 placed No. 30 on Wine Spectator’s Top 100.

DeLille’s Grand Ciel Cabernet from its estate vineyard on Red Mountain placed No. 47 on Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Cellar Selections, and the winery’s blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon, Chaleur Blanc, was No. 59 on Owen Bargreen’s Top 100 list. DeLille also received its fifth Wine and Spirits Top 100 Wineries accolade.

DeLille moved all of its winery and hospitality operations to the former Old Redhook Brewery four years ago. The winery includes a three-story tasting room and The Lounge at DeLille Cellars restaurant.

 This fall and winter, DeLille will release the 30th vintages of its founding wines, D2 and Chaleur Estate. 

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