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2014 Three Rivers Merlot, Columbia Valley

2014 Three Rivers Merlot, Columbia Valley

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SKU: 006421

Impressive Merlot; concentrated with ample tannins making it a cellar worthy wine. Swarming with chocolate covered cherry aromas with espresso, spice, and juicy blueberry throughout the mid-palate.

Winemaker Notes
This 2014 Columbia Valley Merlot is swarming with chocolate covered cherry aromas with espresso, spice, and juicy blueberry throughout the mid-palate.
Food Pairing Notes
Pair this juicy wine with a pan seared duck breast topped in a blueberry sauce.
Composition
90% Merlot, 6% Malbec, 3% Syrah, 1% Petit Verdot
Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
Merlot
Appellation
Columbia Valley
Harvest Date
September 12 and September 25, 2014
Acid
5.6 g/L
pH
3.75
Aging
17 months in French and American Oak, 30% New
Bottling Date
March 2016
Alcohol %
14.80
Production Notes
2014 is the warmest vintage recorded in Washington wine growing history. Given this hot and dry summer, harvest began on the earlier side. All the fruit was hand harvested between September 12 and September 25, 2014 amidst gorgeous conditions. This vintage produced impressive Merlot; concentrated with ample tannins making it a cellar worthy wine.
Vineyard Notes
Weinbau (Merlot) Wahluke Slope 47%, Bacchus (Merlot) Columbia Valley 43%, Gamache (Malbec) Columbia Valley 3%, Minnick (Syrah) Walla Walla Valley 3%, Sagemoor (Malbec) Columbia Valley 3%, Seven Hills (Petit Verdot) Walla Walla Valley 1%

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