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2009 Mule Skinner Merlot

Walla Walla Valley

This 100% Estate-grown Merlot offers aromas of spicy pepper blended with fresh raspberry, wet dirt, and foresty scents, leading into flavors of bright cassis and cherry which linger on a soft finish.

Video Tasting Notes:: 2009 Mule Skinner

Serge Laville, Spring Valley Vineyard winemaker, describes the 2009 Mule Skinner Merlot.
The Wine Advocate
June 28th, 2013

Retail Price: $45

Wine Analysis:

  • Blend: 100% Merlot
  • Alcohol: 14.5% 
  • TA: 0.58 g/100 ml 
  • pH: 3.77 
  • Aging: 18 months in 100% French oak, 40% new barrrels
  • Appellation: Walla Walla Valley
  • Vineyards: 100% Spring Valley Vineyard Estate Bottled