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Accolades for Merlot

WA Wine Report finds 2010 Merlot "Captivating, Excellent"

"A captivating wine with red currant, cocoa, barrel spices, & a kiss of licorice... velvety..."

Sean Sullivan, Washington Wine Report "WW Valley Report 2013, Part I", October 28 2013

 

 

The latest wines from winemaker Marie-Eve Gilla at Forgeron Cellars include some fascinating wrinkles but still displays her deft, feminine touch.

Forgeron Cellars Merlot Columbia Valley 2010 $30
"(Excellent) A captivating wine with red currant, cocoa, barrel spices, & a kiss of licorice. The palate has a soft, velvety mouthfeel with chewy tannins & light bitters on the finish (in a good way!). Give at least one year. 100% Merlot. Olsen, StoneTree, & Boushey vineyards. Aged in French (87%) & American oak (40% new). 4/5 Stars"

Sean Sullivan, Washington Wine Report "WW Valley Report 2013, Part I", October 28 2013