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2012 Merriman Old Vine Chenin Blanc

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

Aromas of bees wax, honeysuckle, gold raspberries, guava and box elder. A caramel flan richness of texture shocked with vibrant acids and flavors of peach, myrrh and toasted pecans. Serve cellar temperature.

2012 Merriman Old Vine Chenin Blanc
Vintage: 2012
Grape Varietals: 100% Chenin Blanc
ABV: 13.2%
Aging: 6 Months in neutral French Oak barrels.
Serving Temp: 50-55 degrees Farenheit°F
Closure: Cork
Agricultural Method: Sustainable
Production: 3,600 bottles

Wine Making Notes:

Clusters were destemmed and allowed to soak on skins for 4 hours prior to gentle pressing, allowing the juice to reveal the beautiful and delicate character of this Loire varietal. Once pressed, the juice undergoes primary fermentation in stainless steel drums and then allowed to age in neutral French oak for 6 months. The vineyard was planted in 1973, and is located in the high desert of Washington state. Harvest was September 30, at 21.5 brix and 3.1pH.


Product Formats:

Item Number Unit Units/Case Type UPC - bottle SCC - case SRP/Unit
O1EE359000CBS 750ml 12 Glass 7 84585 01667 9 1 0784585 01667 6 $26.00