Kyra Wines 2009 Merlot, Wahluke Slope, $20

By on June 28, 2013

Kyra 09 MerlotMore folks in the Northwest are beginning to learn of the delicious wines produced in Moses Lake, Wash., by Kyra Baerlocher, who has been winning awards with Merlot and other varieties off the Wahluke Slope for years. This release is fans out notes of cranberry, cherry cola, leaf tobacco and light toast. There’s a smooth and easy drink with dark cherry and chocolate flavors, finished with red bell pepper and coffee. Suggested fare includes grilled chicken, pork ribs, pot roast and smoked Gouda.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 300 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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