This wine exhibits notes of black currant and cassis, cherry, and licorice. 2012 represents a near perfect vintage for Washington Merlot. This wine will improve with an additional year in bottle, and, with proper cellaring, should age well until at least 2019
- Appellation: Columbia Valley 92% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc
- Vineyards: Connor Lee Vineyard, Weinbau Vineyard
- Aging: 14 months in 100% French oak barrels, 33% new barrels
- Production: 449 cases.