2014 Badger Mountain Merlot

2014 Badger Mountain Merlot
Sulfite Free - Organic - Vegan

With bright aromas of blackberry, black currant, and a touch of sage on the nose, this wine has a nice richness on the palate. Youthful flavors of fresh ripe blackberries, blueberries, and black currant with a touch of herb are balanced with medium tannins and a nice touch of acidity in this Merlot composed of 82% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Syrah, and 5% Malbec.

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SKU: MEBM14
Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
Merlot
Appellation
Columbia Valley
Acid
0.66 g/100 mL
pH
3.89
Fermentation
Upright stainless steel fermenters with ½ ton granular French Oak
Alcohol %
13.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
With bright aromas of blackberry, black currant, and a touch of sage on the nose, this wine has a nice richness on the palate. Youthful flavors of fresh ripe blackberries, blueberries, and black currant with a touch of herb are balanced with medium tannins and a nice touch of acidity in this Merlot composed of 82% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Syrah, and 5% Malbec.
Production Notes
Sulfite Free - Organic - Vegan
Winemaker Notes
"Washington is known for having World Class Merlot and this bottling is no exception. With all the fruit from this great blend harvested from late September to mid-October with the brix levels ranging from 24.1 to 26.6, 2014 was a great vintage." - Greg Powers
Try It With
Cheeses such as Feta, Cheddar, Gruyere, Fontina, Smoked Gouda and Brie. Roasted, grilled, sautéed pork, veal, poultry and seafood. Soups, stews, ragouts, casseroles with salt based ingredients and acidity are delicious partners for this wine.
Production
3,200 cases
About the Producer
Visionary and life-long farmer Bill Powers planted Badger Mountain Vineyard with his son Greg in 1982. Just six years later, Bill transitioned his 80-acre estate to organic viticulture and in 1990 Badger Mountain Vineyard became the first Certified Organic wine grape vineyard in Washington State. Produced in the premiere Columbia Valley AVA, Badger Mountain Wines benefit from an ideal location and climate, deep volcanic soil, and organic production from vine to bottle. Badger Mountain N.S.A. wines (No Sulfites Added) are USDA Organic Certified.
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