2012 Merriman Estate Pinot Noir

Producer: Merriman Wines
Country/Region: United States - Washington

The 2012 Merriman Estate was made in only two barrels and shows the intense flavors that only the higher elevations of our vineyard can produce. You'll find sweet, oakey aromas with hints of cola and Indian spruce.
The front palate shows an initial red current and plum flavor, giving way to black fruits and a mid to end palate surge of the acids that made this vintage unique. Aromas of cola nut, cinnamon toast and wet underbrush persist throughout.

2012 Merriman Estate Pinot Noir

Vintage: 2012
Grape Varietals: 100% Pinot Noir
ABV: 14.1%
Aging: Aged in neutral French Oak barrels from the Vosges and Allier forests.
Serving Temp: 70 degrees Farenheit°F
Closure: Cork
Agricultural Method: Sustainable
Production: 3,600 bottles

Wine Making Notes:

Grown at the highest elevation in our vineyard, these two blocks planted with Pommard and Wadenswil clones were allowed the longest hang time during the ripening phase of an especially warm growing season. The berries were hand sorted block by block, and only the more perfect berries allowed through to fermentation. Cold soaked for twenty days, the free run juice is bled off into the Rosé. New French oak from the Vosges and Allier forests are used to age the wine, giving it a fuller, silky palate.

Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
O0EE359002PNM 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 01671 6 1 0784585 01671 3 $50.00