Columbia Crest Estate Series Merlot 1995
Merlot from Columbia Valley, Washington
This is an imposing merlot, remarkable for its ideal combination or richness, structure, and balance. Deep and rich berry character is framed by appealing aromas of spice, vanilla, and toasty oak. This large scaled merlot is already soft and appealing, yet capable of seven to eight years of additional bottle age. It is unsurpassed in combination with grilled filet mignon or succulent roast pork.
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Founded in 1983, Columbia Crest has grown from a small winery in a relatively unknown wine region to one of the most significant wineries in the U.S. and a major force behind Washington state's emergence as a world-class wine region. Over the years, the winery has remained committed to delivery handcrafted, small-lot wines, as well as affordable, superior quality everyday wines. In 2009, the winery reached a milestone when Wine Spectator named their... View More