Merry Cellars 2006 Stillwater Creek Vineyard Merlot (Columbia Valley (WA))

The high alcohol (15.5%) and pruney character suggests that this was picked late—a bit too late to retain any elegance. The acids are sharp and citric and not well integrated, leaving the fruit almost invisible. Decanting opens it up a bit; this is an excellent vineyard, but it has not been all that well served here. Paul Gregutt

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  • Alcohol
    15.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    3/1/2009
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