Three Rivers Winery 2012 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $21

By on April 21, 2015

three-rivers-winery-merlot-2012-bottleWalla Walla vintner Holly Turner achieves excellence with this sturdy and fruity Merlot built primarily on the shoulder of the sultry Wahluke Slope with contributions from Weinbau and Sundance vineyards. Aromas of Marionberry, blueberry, cocoa powder and smoke lead to big and bold flavors of blackberry and black currant with slaty tannins, pomegranate acidity and dried blueberry in the finish.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 2,369 cases

Alcohol: 14.7%

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