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Columbia Valley

2017 Merlot

We craft this wine to be our complex yet approachable Merlot. The wine offers aromas of black cherry, leather and spice with layers of rich dark red fruit flavors and a long, smooth, sweet finish. A touch of Syrah adds a jammy fruit character. I think of this wine as a great “everyday red.
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750 ml
$15.00
$12.00

Tasting Notes

We craft this wine to be our complex yet approachable Merlot. The wine offers aromas of black cherry, leather and spice with layers of rich dark red fruit flavors and a long, smooth, sweet finish. A touch of Syrah adds a jammy fruit character. I think of this wine as a great “everyday red.

Food Pairings

Beef, lamb, grilled salmon, hearty pastas

WINE ANALYSIS

Blend:
80% Merlot, 13% Syrah, 2% Mourvedre, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec, 1% Grenache, 1% Pinot Noir
Aging:
Aged 18 months in French and American oak, 33% new
Alcohol:
13.5%
TA:
0.56 g/100mL
F:
Gentle pumpovers during fermentation were used to extract color and flavor and produce soft, supple tannins.

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WINE ORDERS

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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.

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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)
Oklahoma
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