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Leonetti Merlot Columbia 2000

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2000 Merlot Columbia Valley Winemaker Notes T he 2000 vintage was extraordinary in Washington, and our 2000 Merlot certainly lives up to that billing. With a nose driven by high-tone fruit, vanillin, and spice, this wine is loaded with varietal character. The Leonetti house style for Merlot really shows through, as this wine is very concentrated, but ends with a fleshy softness that makes this wine so attractive to drink. Vineyards in this Wine 67% Walla Walla Valley Vineyards. Consisting of: Seven Hills, Pepper Bridge, Mill Creek Upland, and Leonetti Estate vineyard. 33% Columbia Valley Vineyards, consisting of: Bacchus Vineyard (Sagemoor Farms), and Conner-Lee Vineyards. Blending Detail Merlot 100% Production 2638 cases

Region: USA » Oregon » Columbia Valley

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Winery: Leonetti Cellar
Color: Red
Varietal: Merlot
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Each of our vineyard solis shape the wine that comes from it. This is the essence of terroir. The soil of Seven Hills at the south end of the Valley is Ellisford Silt Loam.

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/26/2009

Can anything compare with the glorious Leonetti '99? This is a fine effort, with its showy mix of red fruits, berry and pomegranate flavors dominating. Though immediately delicious, it is less meaty and muscular than the previous vintage. It's all ab... Wine Enthusiast. A Merlot wine from Washington in USA. 2000 Leonetti Cellar Merlot 750ml



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2000 Merlot Columbia Valley Winemaker Notes T he 2000 vintage was extraordinary in Washington, and our 2000 Merlot certainly lives up to that billing. With a nose driven by high-tone fruit, vanillin, and spice, this wine is loaded with varietal character. The Leonetti house style for Merlot really shows through, as this wine is very concentrated, but ends with a fleshy softness that makes this wine so attractive to drink. Vineyards in this Wine 67% Walla Walla Valley Vineyards. Consisting of: Seven Hills, Pepper Bridge, Mill Creek Upland, and Leonetti Estate vineyard. 33% Columbia Valley Vineyards, consisting of: Bacchus Vineyard (Sagemoor Farms), and Conner-Lee Vineyards. Blending Detail Merlot 100% Production 2638 cases

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