Founded in 1984 as Walla Walla's fourth founded winery, Waterbrook is known for fruit-forward, food-friendly wines--primarily Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Chardonnay. With more than 150 combined best buys and critical scores of 90 points or higher, Winemaker John Freeman works with outstanding vineyards in the Walla Walla Valley and throughout the greater Columbia Valley.
2010 Waterbrook Reserve Cabernet
90 Wine Spectator-Sleek, supple and appealing, with welcoming basil and sage accents around a polished core of cherry and spice flavors, lingering easily on the graceful finish. Best from 2014 through 2018. 4,881 cases made. –HS
2012 Waterbrook Chardonnay
90 Wine Spectator -Vibrant and expressive, balancing complex pear, quince and clotted cream flavors on a pinpoint of bright acidity, with a harmonious finish. Drink now through 2017. 4,846 cases made. –HS
2012 Waterbrook Melange
This medium-bodied, fruit-forward blend shows aromas and flavors of raspberry, Santa Rosa plum, and blueberry, finishing long and clean with notes of sweet oak. Balanced fruit and acidity makes this an ideal food wine.
2012 Waterbrook Sauvignon Blanc
Bright aromatics of lime, jasmine blossom and cantaloupe. A refreshing palate of grapefruit, passion fruit and limeade. Hints of citrus linger on the finish with balanced acidity.