External Reviews for Chateau Ste. Michelle Merlot Columbia Valley Indian Wells
Supple and ripe, displaying coffee and exotic spice overtones to the dark berry flavors. Finishes softly and with gentle intensity. Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and others. Drink now through 2016. 45,000 cases made. -HS
The Indian Wells Merlot offers ripe berry fruit aromas and jammy flavors typical of Wahluke Slope reds. This is a full bodied style of warm climate Merlot with a round, supple finish.
Indian Wells wines are made in the luscious, opulent New World style. Grapes are sourced from a collection of warm-climate vineyards that range from the Wahluke Slope to Cold Creek Vineyard, and include the namesake Indian Wells Vineyard.