Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot 2012
DesignationCanoe Ridge Estate
AppellationHorse Heaven Hills
WineryChateau Ste. Michelle
Bottle Size750 ml
Aging ProgramBarrel aged 16 months in French and American oak (54% new)
Oak OriginFrench and American
Blend90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Total Acidity5.00 g/L
The Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Merlot 2012 is a lush and expressive red wine. Dark cherry flavor mingles with dusty tannins for a lovely red wine that is perfect with food. This red wine will be welcome at any dinner table and will match especially well with Italian food, lamb, pasta, and beef with rosemary.
The fruit for this wine is sourced exclusively from Canoe Ridge Estate in the Horse Heaven Hills. Canoe Ridge Estate is situated on a steep, south-facing slope and produces excellent and sustainably grown grapes.
Taste SummaryBlack Cherry