Bitner Vineyards NV Menopause Merlot, Snake River Valley, $26

By on September 20, 2013

bitner-vineyards-menopause-merlotThere’s a fun story behind the wine and whimsical label, and longtime friend/neighbor Greg Koenig did a delicious job of creating the wine for Mary Bitner, co-owner of Bitner Vineyards and their wine-country B&B. The nose will appeal to women with its features of cherries and chocolate with toasted marshmallow and cedar, and the juice is filled with more cherries and chocolate, backed by strawberry and sturdy tannins. Suggested fare is whatever the lady of the house wants to eat.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 94 cases

Alcohol: 14.5%

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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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