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64% Cabernet Sauvignon
25% Merlot
11% Cabernet Franc


Red Mountain AVA


Age 5-20 Years


Ciel Du Cheval
Ahtanum Ridge

1993 Chaleur Estate

Ripe, rich, supple and glowing with plum, black cherry, blueberry and gently spicy flavors that last and last on the generous finish. Contains Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc – 91 Points, Wine Spectator


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Pairing Suggestion

Seared Rack of Lamb with black garlic gastrique, herb gnocchi, beurre noisette and lamb jus — Other pairing recommendations include hearty mushroom-based dishes, earthy risottos and rich pastas.

Behind the Wine

1993 Chaleur Estate

DeLille Cellars’ inaugural wine, Chaleur Estate marks the foundation on which the winery has built its craft of blending Washington State fruit in the traditional style. This wine is a Cabernet Sauvignon-dominant blend of Bordeaux varietals, with a focus on Red Mountain vineyards. The result is a wine of depth, complexity, focus and elegance that personifies the French word for warmth, chaleur.


Ciel du Cheval is one of Washington’s most prestigious vineyards. The 1982 planting of Cabernet Sauvignon at this famed Red Mountain site is the backbone of Chaleur Estate.



Cold soaked 24-36 hours, fermented 14-16 days on skin, aged 20 months in 100% French oak (100% new) and aged in bottle 8 months prior to release.