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143 Ratings
Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot Columbia Valley
$8.29 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) This Merlot has a rich aromatic profile with notes of chocolate and dark cherries. The complex fruit flavors are followed by a smooth, velvety finish. Pair this wine with blue cheese, duck, beef, veal and dark chocolate.

Winemaker's Notes

(From «nv» Vintage) Blueberry and cocoa aromas continue in the mouth. Velvety softness trails across the palate leaving a rich, fruity finish, true to the spirit of the Washington Merlot.

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    Lush berry start, peters out quickly. Otherwise an average wine but the price point makes it a good value for everyday drinking.

    about 5 years
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    Non-acidic. Low tanin. Fermented with berry. Fruit forward and spicy end. Buttery aroma after airated.

    over 2 years
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    very light, bright, fruity cherry. mild tannic more like a Pinot Noir. 10/2011

    almost 5 years
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    dark berry, prune, star anise and roasted meat flavors

    over 5 years
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    Drank on Carnival New Years Cruise on 12/26/2010

    over 3 years
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    smooth..very nice blend

    almost 6 years
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    Jane's favorite

    over 5 years
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    dry and smooth

    over 5 years
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    about 3 years
Expert Reviews
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (From 2006 Vintage) This ruby colored offering is a pleasant everyday Cab. It opens with a ripe plum like bouquet with a hint of coffee. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced, and round. The flavor profil...