Jones of Washington 2009 Estate Vineyard Merlot, Wahluke Slope, $15

By on August 10, 2014

jones-of-washington-estate-vineyard-merlot-2009-bottleBest Buy! There’s some barrel age and bottle age on this Merlot by Victor Palencia, yet there’s still plenty of structure. Aromas of cordial cherry, cola, black pepper and Beech-Nut chewing tobacco and baking spices lead to flavors of cherries and boysenberry with sandy and long-lived tannins, backed by notes of cherry wood.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 538 cases

Alcohol: 14.8%

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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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