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2010 Long Shadows Vintners Collection Merlot Pedestal Columbia Valley
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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2013

(15.5% alcohol):  Good bright, dark red with ruby highlights.  Sexy black raspberry, cherry and chocolate on the nose.  Suave, silky, rich and concentrated, offering lovely inner-mouth floral perfume to its plush dark berry and spicy oak flavors.  This juicy, nicely balanced, mouthfilling merlot really saturates the palate and vibrates on the long, perfumed finish.  Tannins are nicely fine-grained.

94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Merlot

Merlot enjoyed a surge in popularity in the 1990s as consumers suddenly discovered that they could enjoy aromas and flavors similar to those of Cabernet in a fleshier, softer wine with smoother tannins. A wave of Merlot plantings followed, frequently in soils and microclimates completely inappropriate for this variety, and the market was soon...
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