Owen Roe 2016 'Sharecropper's' Merlot, Yakima Valley
Item Number: 11773
Sub Region: Columbia Valley
Appellation/AVA: Yakima Valley
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 89% Merlot / 11% Cabernet Sauvignon
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 14.1
Vineyard Sources: Estate Outlook Vineyard, Elerding, Red Willow and Union Gap
Aging: The Sharecropper's Merlot matured for 10 months in 14% new French oak.
Tasting Notes: This Merlot shows aromas of cranberry, tart cherry, violet, and spice. Dazzling flavors of black cherry, currant, plum, and hints of pepper are nicely balanced with bright acidity and firm tannins, finishing with a hint of baking cocoa.