Generous blackberry, black cherry and raspberry aromas and flavors unfold from the glass. This is a luscious, expressive wine with a soft, appealing finish.
This tempting Merlot is smooth and juicy red with notes of ripe berry fruit. Pair this silky Merlot with grilled meat, pizza, or pasta.
Medium-bodied with an herbal, fruity character: smooth finish with a touch of oak. Great with a wide range of foods.
Cupcake Merlot is a full-bodied yet smooth merlot displaying supple tannins. This is a softer, silkier Merlot with a good balance of oak and fruit. It starts with flavors of red cherries that evolve into decadent flavors of cocoa and espresso mingles into a plush, silky mocha finish. This wine pairs well with pork tenderloin with a port-fig reduction sauce or a decadent chocolate molten cupcake.
Classic Washington Merlot flavors of blackberry and spice are enhanced by a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon for structure and complexity. This wine is soft and luxurious, yet has enough tannin structure to stand up to hearty foods. Food friendly aromas of blackberry, cherry and spice are carried through the lingering velvety finish.
Bandit California Merlot is medium dark red with purple tones.Aromas and flavors of plums, blueberries, herbs and spice with toasty vanilla. The wine is clean, rich and balanced with medium tannins adding structure and complexity.Beyond delicious with any kind of food.
From its medium garnet color to its complex fruit character, the Almaden Merlot is an exceptional wine. The aromas of black currant and raspberry are balanced with a complex bouquet of toasty oak , spice and herbal nuances. The Merlot has good length and body.
A warm and fruity wine with aromas of crushed raspberry, cherry, and lavender. This robust wine has a core of cranberry and cherry flavors with hints of vanilla and spice. With its long, fruit-forward finish and supple structure, the Merlot would go quite well with succulent barbecued pork or beef.
Columbia Crest built its reputation for Washington Merlot with a rich full-bodied style of wine characterized by black cherry and raspberry. Extended aging in small French and American oak barrels soften the texture and add complexity. This fruit-forward wine is defined by aromas and flavors of raspberry and blackberry. Expressions of coffee and cocoa frame the mid-palate, and spice round out the soft velvety finish.
Beverage Testing Institute: Rated 82 (Recommended)- Bright cherry-garnet hue. Ripe raspberry and mineral nose. A fat entry leads to a moderately light-bodied palate with an herbaceous undertone and mild tannins. A flavorful quaffer. Drink up.San Francisco Wine Competition: March 2001, Silver Medal
With gorgeous red velvet and crimson hues, this Merlot has hints of wild berries and black pepper. On the palate, its smooth but complex body brings forth flavors of plum and black cherry, followed by a soft, satisfying finish.
Watch out this wine jumps out of your glass! Ripe plums and currants with a nose of smoky oak. Spaghetti bolognese with meatballs. Four cheese lasagna with herb and garlic bread. An excellent wine to enjoy with or without food!