2013 Merlot

2013 Merlot
2013 Merlot
Tasting notes

This Merlot has been superbly crafted and is one of our signature wines. Exceptional taste, balance and structure with notes of berries, dark cherries, smokey ceder and cocoa.

Vintage2011
VarietalMerlot
VineyardHi-Valley - The Dalles, OR
Alcohol13.70%
Volume750 ml

Hi Valley Vineyard, located in The Dalles, OR and managed by Lonnie Wright. This vineyard has been the bedrock for JW’s Syrah and Merlot since 2003. Originally developed by Dry Hollow vineyard—Brad’s first venture, which morphed into JW—this vineyard exhibits very unique fruit characters, unlike any other in the region: expansive fruit, cranberry nuances with a penchant for very “big” wines with great texture and mouthfeel. One of the standards that defines Jacob Williams.

John Haw’s experience started with Warner Vineyards and Leelanau Cellars in Michigan back in 1972. As his career blossomed he ventured to Oregon where his family was from, landing him at Shafer Vineyars in Forest Grove for his first introduction to Oregon wines. He continued on to Sokol Blosser for 11 years, which led him to Pedroncelli in Dry Creek California and finally he found his way to the Columbia Gorge, first working for Maryhill and then finding his home with Jacob Williams. He believes the Columbia Gorge has the BEST wine growing region in the nation.

John carefully hand-selects each vineyard and allows the vineyards to dictate what the style will be. Aging his wines for up to 36 months, John’s experience and dedication continues to produce premium award-winning wines year after year.

Add to Cart
Price $28.00 / Bottle
Qty.
  
Add to Cart
Subtotal: $0.00
Shopping Summary




There are currently
no items in your cart.


Shop Now



 

Buy 12 bottles and receive a 10% case discount.




Please wait while we process your order...