Classic northern latitude west coast style. Soft with some angularity, focused acid, disciplined, and picked early for food compatibility. blue fruits, pencil lead, dried herbs, cold metal spoon, and earth. An AVA / vineyard focused place of origin wine. The 2009 vintage is characteristic of the Goose Ridge Vineyard plot, not more than 5 miles south of the Red Mountain AVA, lying on flat terroir.
Wine: 100% merlot
Vineyard: Goose Ridge Vineyard
AVA: columbia valley
Region: washington state
Production: 5,544 x 12 bottle cases
Alc/TA/PH: 13.5% / 7.5g/L / 3.64