2008 Helix Merlot Stillwater Creek Vineyard Columbia Valley

2008 Helix Merlot Stillwater Creek Vineyard
Columbia Valley

Technical Information2009 Helix Merlot | Columbia Valley

Vineyards
Stillwater Creek Vineyard
Blend
100% Merlot
Cooperage
91% American, 9% French (18% new oak)
Bottled August 2010
pH 3.49
Total acidity 6.4 g/L
Cases Produced 548

Tasting Notes
Aromas of cinnamon, Mom’s candied sweet potatoes, red scented marker from Kindergrten, Flintstone vitamins and chilli power make this wine a personal trip down memory lane that quickly turns into a dinner date with JOan Holloway from Mad Men. On the palate this wine is full bodied, robust, spicy, firm and meaty with a long finish of chocolate and cinnamon. Fire up the grill, this eauty deserves a fancy steak dinner. Washington Merlot to a T.

-Justin Vajgert

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