Three Rivers Winery 2010 Merlot, Columbia Valley, $29

By on March 1, 2014

three-rivers-winery-merlot-columbia-valley-2010-bottleEven in cooler vintages, Bacchus and Weinbau vineyards along the Columbia River north of Pasco, Wash., provide the ripeness to produce some of the state’s most ageworthy wines, and this Merlot from both sites is built for the long haul. Black currant, red plum and blueberry taffy aromas are joined by lilac, mint and milk chocolate. The palate is boldly structured with president plums and pomegranate flavors.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 2,054 cases

Alcohol: 14.9%

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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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