Seven Falls 2010 Merlot, Wahluke Slope, $15

By on March 23, 2013

Washington wineBest Buy! Doug Gore has returned to winemaking with this new label for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. Gore, Columbia Crest’s original winemaker, oversees the company’s viticulture, winemaking and production. This label focuses on the Wahluke Slope, a warm region north that is considered by many to be the unsung hero of the Washington wine industry. This smooth, delicious Merlot shows off aromas of Bing cherries and exotic spices on the nose, followed by smooth, elegant and approachable flavors on the palate. Supple tannins combine with ripe red fruit for a classic, easy-drinking Merlot.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 20,000 cases

Alcohol: 14.5%

Distribution: This wine is available primarily through restaurants in the Northwest, though it also will be for sale online, too.


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.


  1. Dennis SEITZER

    July 18, 2013 at 7:44 pm

    Would like to order two cases of 2010 seven falls merlot

    • Andy Perdue

      July 18, 2013 at 8:54 pm

      Dennis, we would suggest going to the Seven Falls website and ordering there.


      Andy Perdue
      Great Northwest Wine

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