Merlot Columbia Crest Grand Estates Columbia Valley
Red Wine, 750 mL
|Country :||United States|
|Subregion :||Columbia Valley|
|Producer :||Columbia Crest Vineyards|
|Alcohol :||13.5 %|
|Grape variety(ies) :||Merlot|
|Style :||Full-bodied & Smooth|
Velvety, focused and generous, with black cherry and coffee flavors, hinting at dark chocolate as the finish extends. Drink now through 2017. Score - 89. (Harvey Steiman, winespectator.com, Dec. 15, 2014)
Ruby in colour, this red boasts a intense nose exuding woody, empyreumatic, spicy and fruity aromas. Discover this full-bodied wine expressing refreshing acidity and offering a broad texture and fleshy tannins. It also unveils a intense mouthfeel that leads into a medium finish.
The Grand Estates merlot has a rich aromatic profile with notes of chocolate and dark cherries. On the palate our Merlot has complex fruit flavors followed by a smooth, velvety finish. Pair this wine with Blue cheese, duck, beef, veal and dark chocolate.
A rich and aromatic profile of vanilla bean and mocha introduce this Merlot. Dark chocolate covered cherries, caramel and nutmeg flavors create a lush and velvety smooth texture and finish.
Classic Merlot aromas of spice, blackberry and cocoa carry through the palate of this complex artisanally crafted wine. The balance of oak and black fruits creates a velvety, seductive finish.