2001 Northstar Columbia Valley Merlot
51 Ratings
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51 Ratings
2001 Northstar Columbia Valley Merlot

Winemaker's Notes

Power and finesse come to mind when tasting this wine. Big structure with smooth tannins and beautiful oak flavors in the finish. Ripe plum and concentrated dark ripe fruit such as raspberry, blackberry and cherry explode in the mouth. Building on Washington state’s penchant for Merlots with rich, supple texture, depth and structure, Northstar produced its first wine in 1994. Ours is an on-going exploration of Washington’s star grape variety. Quantities are extremely limited, but if you love Me...

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Power and finesse come to mind when tasting this wine. Big structure with smooth tannins and beautiful oak flavors in the finish. Ripe plum and concentrated dark ripe fruit such as raspberry, blackberry and cherry explode in the mouth. Building on Washington state’s penchant for Merlots with rich, supple texture, depth and structure, Northstar produced its first wine in 1994. Ours is an on-going exploration of Washington’s star grape variety. Quantities are extremely limited, but if you love Me...

Expert Reviews
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  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines on Mar-06
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 154 on Aug-04
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/04
  • Wine & Spirits
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast