Chateau Figareaux 2011 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $29

By on July 16, 2013

Seven of Hearts is a winery in Carlton, Oregon.Owner/winemaker Byron Dooley uses grapes from Hellsgate Vineyard on the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge near the town of Goldendale to craft this tasty Merlot. It opens with aromas of huckleberry, red cherry and red licorice, followed by flavors of dark fruit, coffee and toast.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 25 cases

Alcohol: 13.4%

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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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