2015 Columbia Crest Merlot, "H3," Horse Heaven Hills

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2015 Columbia Crest Merlot, "H3," Horse Heaven Hills

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Winemaker Notes

Vineyards in the Horse Heaven Hills are the source and inspiration behind the H3 wines. The hills have been home to Columbia Crest winery for more than two decades. Winemaker Juan Muñoz Oca combines innovative and traditional winemaking practices to highlight bold flavors in the wines that capture the unique terroir of the region.This medium-bodied Merlot delivers aromas of spice and blackberry with the perfect balance of earth, cocoa and ripe cherry notes on the palate. The complex flavors are followed by a smooth, velvety finish.Try pairing with Grilled Salmon, Roasted Lamb, Wild Game, and Balsamic or Tomato-Based SaucesBlend: 82% Merlot, 12% Syrah, 4% Malbec, 2% Other Varietals

Critical Acclaim

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James Suckling

Oak plays a reasonable role in adding spicy sweetness to this approachable, plum-fruited merlot. Soft easy tannins. Drink now.

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