L'Ecole 41 Seven Hills Vineyard Merlot 2001

Merlot from Walla Walla Valley, Washington

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Item No. 62846
  • red wine
  • W&S92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • WS92
  • WE91
  • ST87

Winemaker's Notes

This vineyard's characteristic cedary berry fruit aromas show through, with nuances of vanilla and spicy nutmeg. The dark expressive fruit shows mocha and bittersweet chocolate on the long smooth finish.

Alcohol: 14.2% by volume

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L'Ecole No 41, a family owned vineyard, has been producing premium handcrafted varietal wines since 1983 in the historic Frenchtown School in Lowden, Washington. Having been founded by Jean and Baker Ferguson, the winery is now owned and operated by their daughter and son-in-law, Megan and Martin Clubb. Martin has been the general manager and winemaker since 1989. In 1984, shortly...

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Learn About Walla Walla Valley

So nice, they say it twice... Sharing part of the valley with Oregon, Walla Walla is on the southeast side of the Columbia Valley. It is primarily red grape land, with Cabernet Sauvignon leading in the vineyards, followed by Merlot and the ever-growing and very popular, Syrah. In the 1990's, as Washington State was gaining more acclaim for its red wines, Walla Walla was...

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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