Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot, Columbia Valley, Washington, 2015 (750ml)Winemaker's Notes
This Merlot has a rich aromatic profile with notes of chocolate and dark cherries. The complex fruit flavors are followed by a smooth, velvety finish.
Pair this wine with blue cheese, duck, beef, veal and dark chocolate.
Blend: 97% Merlot and 3% Other Red Varietals.
2014 Vintage - WS 87 points
Wine Spectator - "A bit tight right now, offering modestly built but lively black cherry, cedar and charred oak flavors. Drink now. 170,000 cases made."