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2014 Mercer Cabernet Sauvignon "Reserve"

Mercer 2014 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Winery: Mercer

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Reserve"

Wine Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

Grape blend: 84% Cabernet Sauvignon & 16% Malbec

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Horse Heaven Hills

State or country: WA

Price: $42

Cases produced: 262

KWG Score: 90.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: February 12, 2018

Wine Review: Deep garnet and opaque, this Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is bursting with spring floral and fresh baked blueberry pie aromas. On the palate, the wine is fruit-forward with expressions of cassis, cherry-cola and chocolate surrounding a fully ripened plum and blueberry center. The body is medium-plus, the texture is silky and the tannins are harmonized with the several layers of juicy fruit. This is a food-friendly, easy-drinking wine, with a long and very satisfying finish. - Jeoff

Winemaker Notes: Aromas of ripe, concentrated black fruit, cocoa powder, espresso, and sweet caramel create layers of complexity on the nose. The dark fruit flavors continue in the palate. Firm structure is provided by a combination of powdery tannins and balanced acidity. The graceful power of this wine results In a long, lingering finish.

Organic status: not organic

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