Walla Walla Vintners 2012 Yellow Bird Vineyard Merlot, Walla Walla Valley, $38

By on July 12, 2014

walla-walla-vintners-yellow-bird-merlot-2012-bottleThe Chan family’s promising young vineyard overlooks the iconic red barn along Walla Walla’s Mill Creek, and the collaboration has lead to a rich, round and velvety Merlot that’s loaded with tones of black cherry, raspberry soda, vanilla and black pepper.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 147 cases

Alcohol: 14.2%

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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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