Three Rivers River's Red Blend 2009

Red Blends from Columbia Valley, Washington

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Item No. 112703
  • WE90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 14.1%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
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Winemaker's Notes

The 2009 River's Red is rich, ripe and round. Prepare your palate for blackberries, plums and cassis backed by dusty milk chocolate. The generous mid-palate and soft tannins make this the perfect candidate for barbecues and casual dinners.

Blend: 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 6% Petit Verdot, 2% Cinsault

Critical Acclaim

"A more focused River’s Red than in recent vintages, the 2009 clicks on all cylinders. Initially it strikes you as a pleasantly fruity and forward blend, but in fact it’s 74% Cabernet from a mix of A-level vineyards. It plays out well across a full midpalate, with mixed berries, cherries, hints of forest, earth, toast, juicy acids, fine-grained tannins and a lick of mocha in the finish.
Best Buy"
90 Points

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Rating:
(8/15/2012)
Style: Smooth & Supple
THis is one of the wines that I call my house wines. Great wine, at a every day price. Fruity, bold and smooth!
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Three Rivers Winery is a destination winery located just west of Walla Walla, Washington in the Columbia Valley wine country. Founded in 1999, Three Rivers Winery continues the tradition of acclaimed Walla Walla winemaking, handcrafting premium wines under the direction of Washington winemaking veteran Holly Turner. The winery is recognized for its quality and value driven wines,...

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Learn About Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley is the largest of Washington State's wine growing regions, with almost 11 million acres. It encompasses a number of smaller regions, including Yakima Valley, Walla Walla Valley, Red Mountain and more. The vast area consists of a range of climates, allowing viticulturists to plant a diverse selection of grape varieties. Most wineries plant rows sparsely, which...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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