Waterbrook Merlot, Columbia Valley, 2018

Est. 1984, Walla Walla. Washington State. Waterbrook, one of Walla Walla's founding wineries, draws its name from the Nez Perce Indian dialect for Walla Walls, meaning Running Water. This well-crafted Merlot marries the aromas and flavors of sweet black, cherry, dark chocolate and spice. Balanced finish with a faint hint of mint and oak. www.waterbrook.com. Alc 14.4% by vol. 28.8 Produced and bottled by Waterbrook Winery Walla Walla, Washington.