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Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot Canoe Ridge Estate Vineyard

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

Washington is well-known for its mouthwatering Merlot, and this velvety single vineyard wine from a great vintage will show you why! An incredible value, this richly aromatic wine suggests raspberry and blueberry distinguished by loads of appealing toasty cinnamon spice, vanilla, and a hint of orange zest. Deep plummy fruit flavors are remarkably well developed, balanced by ample tannins. There's an intriguing hint of black pepper in the long full finish. "Ste. Michelle has performed well with i...

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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on May-06
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator