Gordon Estate 2009 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $22

By on May 7, 2013

Washington wineThis longtime Washington winery with estate vines overlooking the Snake River just a few miles before it drops into the Columbia has now opened a tasting bar in the Broadmoor mall in Pasco. This Merlot should be welcomed by any of its visitors, thanks to stunning aromas of black cherry jam, clove, cola, pepper and turmeric and flavors of rich black fruit, raspberry and black pepper. Its moderate tannins and bright acidity create a balance that is nothing short of brilliant.

Rating: Outstanding!

Production: 2,525 cases

Alcohol: 13.7%

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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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