Columbia Crest Merlot H3 750 ml • 2016 •

country: United States / region: Washington / style: Wine / size: 750 ml / vintage: 2016 / sku: 8446
James Suckling   90 Points
Reg. $14.99 $10.99
DESCRIPTION:
*Vintage may vary by location*

This medium-bodied Merlot delivers aromas of spice and blackberry with the perfect balance of earth, cocoa and ripe cherry notes on the palate. The complex flavors are followed by a smooth, velvety finish.

Nestled alongside the Columbia River in eastern Washington, Columbia Crest winery opened its doors in the heart of the acclaimed Horse Heaven Hills in 1983. The winery maintains its commitment to quality, heritage and innovation in grape growing and winemaking to craft exceptional wines.

• Merlot •
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRING:
Charcuterie-Cheese
Chicken
Duck
Pizza
Pork

Ratings

James Suckling   90 Points
JSJames Suckling: 90 points
Oak plays a reasonable role in adding spicy sweetness to this approachable, plum-fruited merlot. Soft easy tannins. Drink now.