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2008 Northstar Merlot Columbia Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 29
wicho Likes this wine: (90 points)
August 30, 2014 - Beautiful deep purple in color, fruity nose. On the palate, it is plummy, full bodied with plenty of tannins but not overly acidic. A well made wine.
krhaugh wrote: (88 points)
March 10, 2014 - Decanted about 1 hour. A nice Merlot but I am not usualy impressed with Merlot's and this was nothing different. Good flavor but it really didn't do anything for me other than being a decent bottle of wine.
BigTex22 wrote: (89 points)
February 15, 2014 - Consistent with previous notes. Decanted for an hour. Nose started to open up in glass with good aromatics. Good mid weight flavor with resolved tannins. Drink this baby now or within next 1-2 years. GOOD.
February 3, 2014 - Blind tasted. Black plum, black cherry, vanilla, baking spice. I guessed malbec but only bc the wine before was merlot and I couldn't bring myself to guess it again, so my gut was saying merlot. 60% new French oak.
Trolson wrote: (92 points)
January 6, 2014 - A real treat. A regular wine for us. 2007 was great too. Wine enjoyable to wide range of red drinkers. Dependable and desirable.1 person found this helpful Comments (1)
Pro Reviews 1
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
By Stephen Tanzer
November/December 2011, Issue #159 (link)
(Northstar Merlot Columbia Valley) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2008
- Type Red
- Producer Northstar
- Varietal Merlot
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region Washington
- SubRegion Columbia Valley
- Appellation Columbia Valley
- Pending Delivery 1 (0%)
- In Cellars 374 (59%)
- Consumed 259 (41%)