Spring Valley Uriah Walla Walla Valley
A blend of 54% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot and 6%Malbec. A nose of complex dark fruit with hints of cedar, crushed stone, an dry herbs leads into black fruit, licorice, and grenadine s...
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines54% Merlot; 33% Cabernet Franc; 7% Petit Verdot; 6% Malbec. Ripe black cherry aromas lead the way in this full-bodied yet not quite fully fruity wine, but complexing notes of vanilla, sweet soil and toffee provide plenty of interest here and in the surprisingly firm, almost acidy flavors. Back-palate puckeriness argues against current drinking, but age should help.