Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot 2020
|Region||United States, Washington, Columbia Valley|
This Merlot has round juicy flavors of dark plum and herb, finishes bold and structured with notes of vanilla and raspberry. Pair this wine with blue cheese, duck, beef, veal and dark chocolate.
The 2020 Merlot Grand Estates is darkly floral and earthy with hints of animal musk and crushed blackberries. This washes across the palate with juicy acids that enliven its tart wild berry fruits. It leaves a mark of minerality along with a chewy blueberry skin concentration and hints of mocha. This is an excellent entry to the "value category" of Washington State Merlot.