Leonetti Cellar Merlot Columbia Valley 2004
The wines nose consists of bright floral aromatics, elderberry, red and black crème fruits and spicy yet subdued notes of balsam, pencil shavings, and pine. The palate is broad and fat with a soft, long, yet lively finish that brings back merlot lovers to this wine again and again. This wine has the stuffing to cellar for a decade, but when it is this good, why wait?
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.
External Reviews for Leonetti Cellar Merlot Columbia Valley
Medium red-ruby color. Sexy aromas of plum, cassis, red cherry, leather and nutty oak. Juicy, bright and sharply delineated, with excellent lift to the fruit-driven flavors of cherry, raspberry and currant. Finishes sweet and long, with youthfully fi... Stephen Tanzer. A Merlot wine from Washington in USA. 2004 Leonetti Cellar Merlot 750ml