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Northstar Merlot Walla Walla Valley 2008

Northstar Merlot Walla Walla Valley 750ml 2008     
Sku: 1803933

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 Wine Advocate 90 points (Mar 2013)
The Northstar 2008 Merlot Walla Walla blended with a bit more Petit Verdot and less Cabernet Franc than usual delivers lightly cooked dark cherry and plum dusted with diverse dried green herbs, smoky Latakia tobacco, nutmeg and cinnamon. Glycerol-rich, expansive, and with admirably fine-grained tannins, it finishes with sappy, vigorous intensity, primary juiciness complemented by piquant, low-toned nuttiness as well as the persistence of herb and spice. This handsome offering strikes me as likely to be worth following for another half-dozen years. (Tasted alongside, a rather rancid component and drying tannins from barrel rendered Northstars 2007 Merlot Walla Walla disappointing and, by my lights, wanting to be drunk up soon.)”,,,

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Country: United States
Region: Washington
Sub-Region: Columbia Valley
Appellation: Walla Walla Valley
Grape Varietal: Merlot
Type: Still wine
 
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