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Columbia Crest H3 2010 Merlot

The H3 Merlot opens with aromas of raspberries, black pepper and earthy tones which lead to flavours of chocolate covered cherries and plum preserves on the silky smooth palate. The flavours and aromas culminate in an intense – yet elegant – finish. – Juan Muñoz Oca, Winemaker

 Producer Columbia Crest
 Region Horse Heaven Hills
 Country United States
 Varietals Merlot
 Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2010

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Community Reviews

4 out of 5 starsReviewed on February 04, 2016

"Columbia Crest created their line of H3 wines to celebrate the Horse Heaven Hills AVA and the unique expression of its terroir through a select group of grape varieties. Their 2010 merlot carries a bouquet of milk chocolate and spiced plum. The palate shows dark chocolate dusted cherries with a round mouthfeel and medium acidity. The plums and dark chocolate show on the finish with tannins that are soft and sweet. It is almost like a holiday dessert that is ready to drink now." Adrian Bryksa, Culinaire Magazine Contributor

About the Producer

Columbia Crest

Columbia Crest

Paterson, Washington, United States Paterson, Washington, United States

Nestled alongside the Columbia River in eastern Washington, Columbia Crest winery opened its doors in the heart of the acclaimed Horse Heaven Hills in 1983. Year after year, the winery maintains its commitment to quality, heritage and innovation in grape growing and winemaking to craft exceptional wines. Washington...

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