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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Pedestal Merlot
90POINTS
16½/20

Pedestal Merlot 2004

Columbia Valley, Washington, United StatesChocolate, crushed dried oregano, tobacco leaf, smoky, black olive, cedar, vanilla, resiny, rootsy aromas. Soft, round, suave palate with smooth, grainy tannins. Spicy, coffee, bacon, cedar, tobacco, olive, cardamom, resin and black cherry flavours with floral, espresso finish. Very warm and dry. Needs four to six more years in bottle to develop. Michel Rolland is the consulting winemaker for Pedestal.Tasted: 16 July 2007Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 84.99 speculative listing - Mark Anthony Brands US 55.00 retail Producer: Long Shadows VintnersDistributors: Mark Anthony Wines and Spirits
Varietal: MerlotCSPC: 680082UPC: 808755003853