2012 Double River Vineyard Merlot

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2012 Double River Vineyard Merlot

Walla Walla Valley, Washington

WINEMAKER NOTES

In 2012 we saw a long, warm summer followed by cool, crisp nights in the fall that brought forth exceptional ripening conditions during harvest. The result was stellar yields with tremendous quality, which gave us the opportunity to take a step back and let the fruit do the work. Once again, our Double River Merlot stood out with tons of personality and showed great promise at crush time. “Old World” techniques and natural practices were used to craft this estate-grown Merlot and it aged in our best French oak barrels. After 22 months, the best barrels were selected and blended and an exclusive amount of 88 cases was bottled

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Vintage: 2012
Varieties: 100% Merlot
Appellation: Walla Walla Valley
Vineyards: Double River Vineyard
Oak: 100% French oak , 22 months
Alcohol: 15.2%
Production: 88 cases

OTHER VINTAGES AVAILABLE
2006 2009 2010 2010R 2011 2012 2013

PAIRING

  • Filet Mignon
  • Prime Rib
  • Strong Cheeses

ACCOLADES

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