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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Pedestal Merlot
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17¼/20

Pedestal Merlot 2011

Columbia Valley, Washington, United StatesSavoury, black cherry, chocolate, vanilla, peppery, licorice, gamey, cedar, black olive and cranberry aromas. Rich, full, round, dry, elegant palate with some grainy tannins. Black cherry, espresso, vanilla, peppery, cedar, tobacco, black olive, orange peel, licorice and tobacco flavours. Long, youthful finish and balanced despite the 14.8% alcohol. Fine effort for aging 2-7 years. Best with roasted meat.Tasted: 29 September 2014Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 65.00 specialty listing US 55.00 retail ON 60.00 Vintages AB 75.00 fine wine shops QC 75.00 Producer: Long Shadows VintnersDistributors: Mark Anthony Wines and Spirits
Blend: Merlot - Cabernet Sauvignon - Petit VerdotCSPC: 680082UPC: 808755003853