Washington Wine Awards - Merlot of the Year

A much-loved Merlot and one of the stars of the Long Shadows Vintners stable, this wine is crafted by French winemaker Michel Rolland, from the Pomerol region in Bordeaux, and Long Shadows founder Allen Shoup, who established his winery to highlight Washington fruit in the hands of seven of the world’s most accomplished winemakers. The whole project is managed by French-born winemaker Gilles Nicault. Our judges praised this dark, rich wine for its structure and weight, and called out its “cherry, cola, dried herbs, espresso and oak spice” notes.

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