1999 Canoe Ridge Vineyard Merlot, Columbia Valley

Producer: Canoe Ridge Vineyard
Vintage: 1999
Grape variety: Merlot
Origin: United States, Pacific Northwest, Washington
Appellation: Columbia Valley
Date tasted: 1 August 2001
Price when tasted: US$25

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Tasting notes


Super-supple Merlot, with bright, lively cherry fruit and acidity. Raspberry and cherry jammy fruit accompany a definite layer or two of chocolate and mocha on the palate. Delivers more than enough complexity to merit its price tag. Enjoy over next year o


<li> a wine with contemporary appeal <li> drink over the next couple of years <br><br> It is hard to say whether Canoe Ridge caught up with the times or whether the present time now favours this winery's style of big, ultra-ripe, jammy, soft, hedonistic

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