2014 Wines of Substance Substance Merlot Me
Merlot - 750ML
  • WA 94
  • VN 91

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WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2017
Another sensational Merlot is the 2014 Merlot Stoneridge Vineyard, which also comes from the Wahluke Slope AVA in the middle of the state. This is a warm (hot) and dry terroir that consists of sandy loam and gravelly... expand Another sensational Merlot is the 2014 Merlot Stoneridge Vineyard, which also comes from the Wahluke Slope AVA in the middle of the state. This is a warm (hot) and dry terroir that consists of sandy loam and gravelly soils. Plums, Asian spices, graphite and dried flower-like characteristics all emerge from this beauty that is layered, medium to full-bodied, concentrated and textured. - Jeb Dunnuck collapse
VN 91
Vinous, October 2017
(from river rock soil featuring broken boulders; aged in 45% new oak, almost entirely Boutes Grand Reserve barrels): Bright, dark red-ruby. Sexy rose petal lift to the aromas of currant, black cherry, dark chocolate and... expand (from river rock soil featuring broken boulders; aged in 45% new oak, almost entirely Boutes Grand Reserve barrels): Bright, dark red-ruby. Sexy rose petal lift to the aromas of currant, black cherry, dark chocolate and vanillin oak. Quite rich but surprisingly tight and imploded; less sweet than the Vineyard Collection Cabernet Sauvignon from the same vineyard and more savory and soil-driven. Intriguing, fine-grained Merlot with lovely length and subtle sweetness. The tannins spread out to saturate the palate. - Stephen Tanzer collapse
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Merlot
Country USA
Region Washington
Sub-region Columbia Valley
Vintage 2014
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork