The Velvet Devil Merlot
99% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley
True to its name, velvetly. Complex and just-so-right flavors, pipe tobacco, bing cherry, dried rose petals with a blend of subtle herbs and spice. Real wine. Real Merlot.
Roasted Pork, Grilled Steaks
Upland Vineyard, Sundance Vineyard, Art Den Hoed Vineyard, Roza Hills Vineyard
89 points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate (2012 vintage)