Merlot

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Bottle Shot: Merlot
Shelf Talker: Merlot
Shelf Talker: 2012 Merlot
Tasting Note: 2014 Merlot

Acclaim

90 Points2012 VintageThe Tasting PanelAnthony Dias BlueJuly 1, 2015
92 Points2011 VintageThe Tasting PanelAnthony Dias BlueOctober 1, 2014

tasting notes

Ripe fresh black fig and Santa Rosa plum aromatics introduce exuberant brambly notes of boysenberry and mixed berry flavors. Soft smoky, toasty nuances unfold as the wine remains open. A lingering, spiced plum chutney finish is backed by toasted oak notes.

winemaking notes

  • Vintage: 2013
  • Varietal Blend: 100% Merlot
  • Appellation: Columbia Valley
  • Grape Source: Taylor Mag, Klipsun, Canoe Ridge Vineyard, Weinbau
  • pH: 3.51
  • TA: 5.6 g/l
  • RS: 1.0 g/l
  • Alcohol: 14.14%
  • Oak: 44% New French Oak, 56% second-to-third-use mixed oak
  • Aged: 22 Months
  • Yeast: Pasteur Red
  • Cases Produced: 1.343