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L'Ecole Graduates to a New Label

Walla Walla Lifestyles
Catie McIntyre Walker

A bottle of wine, in many ways, is like a scrapbook. Wine can tell a story — from the very beginning, with the label on the bottle, to a happy ending on the palate. A L’Ecole No 41 is one of those bottles of wine with a story.
The old Frenchtown schoolhouse, built in 1915, with the stately bell tower, still stands. it has been a historic fixture in the Walla Walla valley that many of us have grown up with, even if we never attended classes there. One can still stride up the long sidewalk to the large, heavy, carved doors with a feeling of reverence and trepidation — as if it were the first day of school — while imagining generations of children playing on the manicured grounds.

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