Northstar 2008 Merlot (Walla Walla Valley (WA))

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Vineyard sources in 2008 are Spring Valley and Anna Marie (in the Seven Hills region). Tannic and aromatic, this spicy effort leads with black fruits, fresh herbs and a whiff of chocolate. An underlying minerality gives texture and length. Still young, it's balanced and already well-integrated. It should improve even more with a few years of bottle age. Paul Gregutt

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