Bookwalter 2005 Merlot (Columbia Valley (WA))

The 2005 continues along the established path of this rising star winery. It's big, no holds barred, rich and jammy, and just a bit warm at 14.8% alcohol. The fruit is nicely woven together, brambly and dark, and coated with clean barrel flavors of coffee and chocolate. Everything is balanced and forward, but you get the sense that this wine is holding something back for the future. Paul Gregutt

Print a Shelf Talker Label
  • Alcohol
    N/A
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    12/1/2007
  • User Avg Rating
    Not rated yet [Add Your Review]
When you buy something through our link, we may earn a small commission. Wine Enthusiast does not accept money for editorial wine reviews. Read more about our policy.
Blind tasting icons How We Blind Taste