Columbia Crest Horse Heaven Hills H3 Merlot 2016 750ml - Vine Republic
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Columbia Crest Horse Heaven Hills H3 Merlot 2016 750ml
SKU: 088586003431

Columbia Crest Horse Heaven Hills H3 Merlot 2016


750ml

$12.98

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region United States, Washington, Horse Heaven Hills
Brand Columbia Crest
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
This medium-bodied Merlot delivers aromas of spice and blackberry with the perfect balance of earth, cocoa and ripe cherry notes on the palate. The complex flavors are followed by a smooth, velvety finish. Pair with Grilled Salmon, Roasted Lamb, Wild Game, and Balsamic or Tomato-Based Sauces.
Wine Advocate
  • wa88

The 2016 Merlot H3 is a pure expression of a Merlot that has a fresh and fruity nose, showing a mix of American and French oak aromas. Sweet vanilla and toasted coconut, Juicy red plum and dark cherries all can be tasted on the medium-bodied palate with soft floral flavors. Ending with a good, clean finish, the wine is easy-drinking and delivers well for the price.

Anthony Mueller, December 30, 2019
Wine Spectator
  • ws88

Sleek and focused, with lively black cherry, toasted spice and herb flavors that finish with fine-grained tannins. Drink now through 2023.

Tim Fish, July 31, 2019
Wine Enthusiast
  • we88

Pitted dark cherry and vanilla aromas lead to light but creamy feeling fruit and barrel flavors. The oak plays a large part in the show, but it largely works.

Sean Sullivan, July 1, 2019
Vinous
  • v86

Also recommended.

Stephen Tanzer, December 2019