Desert Wind Winery 2015 Estate Merlot, Wahluke Slope, $18

By on May 6, 2018

desert wind winery estate merlot nv bottle - Desert Wind Winery 2015 Estate Merlot, Wahluke Slope, $18The Fries family offers a full-bodied Merlot that includes vibrant food-friendly acidity of Barbera, which makes up 14% of this wine from their Desert Wind Vineyard near Desert Aire. It’s an offering of Bing cherry, red plum, eucalyptus and toasted oak with robust tannins that’s an easy fit alongside barbecued meats and roasted vegetables.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 788 cases

Alcohol: 13.9%

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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.

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