Chinook Wines & PCC partner with Long Live the Kings

This article was originally published in September 2013

When we talk about our favorite Washington wineries, you can assume that Chinook wines is at the top of the list. For 30 years, they’ve been producing some of the state’s most elegant, honestly expressive wines.

We’re especially pleased to ally with Kay Simon and Clay Mackey to offer two exclusive blends that support Long Live the Kings in their work to restore and protect habitat for wild steelhead and salmon — two iconic species that are key members of our northwest environment. There are two delicious Yakima Valley blends to choose from.


Every purchase helps

For every bottle of Chinook’s Long Live the Kings Yakima Valley Red or Yakima Valley White sold, Long Live the Kings receives a two dollar donation.

Major milestone achieved in 2015

We launched this benefit program in 2013. In January 2015, PCC and Chinook Wines were delighted to announce a total donation of $10,000 from this program thus far. We look forward to many more years of delicious wine for you and precious habitat for our beloved wildlife.


Chinook Yakima Valley White Long Live the Kings — An alliance of sauvignon, chardonnay and Semillon each lends its best voice, creating a harmony that’s even lovelier than the sum of its parts. Fetching flavors of creamy lemon, bright green apple and crisp Asian pear trade solos, accompanied by notes of wild rush brush and a core of cool minerals and bright acidity.

Chinook Yakima Valley Red Long Live the Kings — Not just delicious red wine, this is a taste of pure Yakima Valley character. Generous, perfectly ripe red and black fruits are led by bright notes of cherry, with notes of tea leaf, baking spice and wild brush adding harmonies. In the mouth, it’s complete, bright, sturdily structured and well balanced.

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