Reserve Merlot

Reserve Merlot

Tasting Notes

Chocolate and raspberry aromatics marry with an earthiness to deliver red fruit flavors and elegant tannins in this beautiful Columbia Valley Merlot. It finishes with burnt sugar, integrated oak and mouthwatering acidity.

Winemaking Notes

Vintage: 2014

Varietal Blend: 100% Merlot

Appellation: Columbia Valley

pH: 3.68

TA: 5.6 g/L

RS: 0.63 g/L

Alcohol: 13.89%

Vineyards: Mirage and Blackrock

Oak: 28% New AO, 5% new FO, balance to 2nd-5th use oak

Fining: None

Malolactic: 100%

Harvest Dates: September 18-22, 2014