2003 Reininger Merlot

2003 Reininger Merlot
Walla Walla Valley

Technical Information2003 Reininger Merlot Walla Walla Valley bottle

Vineyards
Ash Hollow
Spring Valley
Seven Hills Vineyard
Blend
96% Merlot
4% Cabernet Franc
Cooperage
67% American, 33% French Oak
(17% new, 83% used)
Bottled May 2005
pH 3.69
Total acidity .62 g/100ml
Cases Produced 1162

Tasting Notes
Cab? Syrah? NO.  Try Merlot – offering up a nose of cherry-tobacco and cardamom scented chocolate, evolving into intense black cherries with pillow-soft tannins before pushing out a touch of plum and a small, unlit, fresh hand rolled cigar…ette…

-Chuck Reininger, Winemaker