- Columbia Valley
- 92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc
This wine exhibits notes of black currant and cassis, cherry, and licorice. 2009 represents a near perfect vintage for Washington Merlot. This wine will improve with an additional year in bottle, and, with proper cellaring, should age well until at least 2016.
- 14 months in 100% French oak barrels, 33% new barrels
- 449 cases.