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2008Northstar Columbia Valley Merlot

Merlot-Pacific Northwest-Washington

A bright, balanced wine with notes of black cherry, spice and coconut leading to a long, smoky finish. Based on this winemaker's extensive research, this wine pairs well with just about anything but especially grilled steak and lamb.


Alcohol Content:14.00%

Critic Scores

IW 89

Bright, dark red with ruby tones. Aromas of blackberry, licorice, menthol and bitter chocolate, along with some superripe suggestions. Dense,...

Bright, dark red with ruby tones. Aromas of blackberry, licorice, menthol and bitter chocolate, along with some superripe suggestions. Dense, suave and fine-grained, with very dark flavors of currant, bitter chocolate, and violet.he color and thickens the tannins. There is just a hint of alcoholic burn in the finish.

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WE 91

This wine gets the all-star treatment, blending fruit from 14 vineyards and aging it in 60% new French oak. It's a substantial, muscular effort,...

This wine gets the all-star treatment, blending fruit from 14 vineyards and aging it in 60% new French oak. It's a substantial, muscular effort, with dark fruit, earth and tar components. A small addition of Petit Verdot darkens the color and thickens the tannins. There is just a hint of alcoholic burn in the finish.

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WS 90

Prickly tannins and a tang of acidity play against blackberry and cedary spice flavors in this firm red, which is nicely filled out, finishing...

Prickly tannins and a tang of acidity play against blackberry and cedary spice flavors in this firm red, which is nicely filled out, finishing with persistence. Drink now through 2015.ts. A small addition of Petit Verdot darkens the color and thickens the tannins. There is just a hint of alcoholic burn in the finish.

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About: Northstar

Combining the art of old world wine-making with new world innovation to create Merlots that can be considered among the world s best, from...

Combining the art of old world wine-making with new world innovation to create Merlots that can be considered among the world s best, from one of the world s most acclaimed Merlot producing regions: Washington State.

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$29.99each

750 MILLILITER

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