Sunday, June 9, 2013

Merlot, CHATEAU STE. MICHELLE, Sustainably Grown, Cold Creek Vineyard, Columbia Valley, Washington, 2009

Chateau Ste. Michelle is Washington state’s Founding Winery, with some of the oldest and most acclaimed vineyards in the Columbia Valley.  “Cold Creek’s 30-plus-year-old vines deliver a big, bold Merlot.
  • Blackberry
  • Black Cherry   
  • Bittersweet Chocolate
  • Vanilla  
  • Oak / Butter

Planted in the early 1970s, Cold Creek Vineyard is one of Washington’s oldest and most acclaimed vineyards.  Located east of Yakima; south of the Columbia River.  Cold Creek Vineyard enjoys one of the longest and warmest growing seasons in the Columbia Valley.  The low yielding old vines produce small clusters and small berries, resulting in intense varietal flavors and deep rich color.  

And please reply to this blog; 
have you tried this Merlot?

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