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Columbia Valley

2015 Limited Release "The Nod" Merlot

Merlot can sometimes be overshadowed by other varieties, but this one is no shrinking violet. With bold, dense tannins, saturated, deep color, and pronounced flavors of dark fruit and exotic spices, this merlot displays the extravagance and complexity that can only be achieved in Washington.
ProductPriceClubQTY
750 ml
$45.00
$36.00

Tasting Notes

Merlot can sometimes be overshadowed by other varieties, but this one is no shrinking violet. With bold, dense tannins, saturated, deep color, and pronounced flavors of dark fruit and exotic spices, this merlot displays the extravagance and complexity that can only be achieved in Washington.

WINE ANALYSIS

Blend:
100% Merlot
Aging:
Aged in 60% New French oak, 7% New American oak, and 33% Neutral French oak.
Alcohol:
15%
TA:
0.51 g/100 ml

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WINE ORDERS

Please allow up to 3 business days for your order to be charged and processed, plus the estimated shipping time frame for the shipping method chosen.

DELIVERY

Delivery is available within the United States only at this time. For specific state delivery inquiries please contact our concierge or visit our shipping policy page.

Our Promise

At Chateau Ste. Michelle, we are just as devoted to superior customer service as we are to producing quality wines. Whether you're shopping with us online, by phone or at our wine shop, you can count on our helpful Concierge team to answer any questions you might have along the way.

Shipping & Service

We cannot ship to these states due to restrictions.
Below are the states we can ship to, as noted in green.
Alaska
Arizona(12 cases/year)
California
Colorado
Connecticut(25 bottles/62 days)
District of Columbia(1 case/month)
Florida(permitted only to certain wet areas)
Georgia(12 cases/year)
Hawaii(6 cases/year)
Idaho(24 cases/year)
Illinois(12 cases/year)
Iowa
Kansas(12 cases/year)
Maine(12 cases/year)
Maryland(18 cases/household/year)
Massachusetts(12 cases/year)
Michigan
Minnesota(2 cases/year)
Missouri(2 cases/month)
Montana(18 cases/year)
Nebraska(1 case/month)
Nevada(12 cases/year)
New Hampshire(12 cases/year, permitted only to certain wet areas)
New Mexico(2 cases/month)
New York(36 cases/year, permitted only to certain wet areas)
North Carolina(2 cases/month)
North Dakota(3 cases/month)
Oregon(2 cases/month)
Pennsylvania(36 cases/year)
South Carolina(2 cases/month)
South Dakota(12 cases/year)
Tennessee(1 case/month - up to 3 cases/year)
Texas(45 bottles/month - up to 181 bottles/year)
Vermont(12 cases/year)
Virginia(2 cases/month)
Washington
West Virginia(2 cases/month)
Wisconsin(12 cases/year)

To ensure extreme weather conditions or temperature variances do not impact the quality of your wine, orders will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday for ground shipping (when available) and 2nd day shipping, and Monday through Thursday for overnight shipments. Orders must be placed by 9:00am PST to go out the same day. LEARN MORE