Columbia Crest H3 Merlot 2013
AppellationHorse Heaven Hills
Bottle Size750 ml
Aging ProgramBarrel aged for 18 months in 33% new American and French oak and 67% older oak.
Oak OriginFrench and American
Total Acidity5.10 g/L
The Columbia Crest H3 Merlot 2013 is a medium-bodied, well-balanced red wine that delivers a variety of fruit and savory flavors. On the nose, expect aromas of spice and blackberry. A beautiful combination of earth, cocoa, and ripe cherry notes follow on the palate. These complex flavors produce a thoroughly enjoyable wine with a long, smooth finish. Pair this Merlot with a variety of cuisines, including steak in a red wine sauce, caramelized roasted vegetables, bean dishes with ham or chorizo, or braised short ribs.
Taste SummaryBlackberry, Cherry, Chocolate
Wine QualitiesMedium-bodied, Smooth, Spicy