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Seattle Magazine Best Washington Wine 2010

Chester-Kidder named "Best Bordeaux-Style Red" - Seattle Magazine

"One of the Long Shadows lineup, Chester-Kidder is the one wine that is made by the winery's own winemaker, Gilles Nicault, rather than one of the globe-trotting guest winemakers who fly in from Australia, France and beyond to create the other Long Shadows wines.  Nicault's blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah is one of the most balanced of the Long Shadows lineup, with what one judge described as "ripe fruit framed by firm tannins," with notes of earth, forest floor and tobacco adding complexity"