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Northstar 2011 Merlot Columbia Valley

  • 88 points - Online Exclusive
  • Wine Enthusiast - May 01, 2015

This cool-vintage wine offers restrained notes of toast, dried herbs, vanilla, mocha and blueberry. It's lighter in style than recent vintages, with tart fruit flavors backed by grainy tannins.

Northstar 2011 Red Walla Walla Valley

  • 87 points - Online Exclusive
  • Wine Enthusiast - May 01, 2015

This wine is predominantly Merlot along with Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah all from Anna Marie Vineyard, with Cabernet Franc from Minnick Hills and Petit Verdot from Stone Tree Vineyard. Pleasing aromas suggest blueberry, milk chocolate and high-toned herbs. It's elegantly styled with light blue-fruit flavors, at times seeming a bit faint.

Northstar 2010 Premier Merlot Columbia Valley

  • The Seattle Times - March 13, 2015

Northstar and Head Winemaker David Merf Merfeld were highlighted in The Seattle Times last week in an article previewing Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine. The article highlighted the importance of merlot in Washington and highlighted the Northstar 2010 Premier was featured as a Merlot to Love.

Northstar 2011 Merlot Columbia Valley

  • Seattle Weekly - March 03, 2015

Northstar’s 2011 Columbia Valley Merlot was among Seattle Weekly’s favorites of the day from Seattle Food & Wine Experience.

Northstar 2010 Premier Merlot Columbia Valley

  • 93 points
  • Wine Enthusiast - March 01, 2015

Northstar 2010 Premier Merlot (Columbia Valley). A standout wine, this 100% varietal shows notes of raspberries, plum, bittersweet chocolate and barrel spices. It’s classically styled with layer upon layer of fruit flavors, showing richness yet deftness with a real sense of freshness and vibrancy. It has all of the stuffing to lay down in the cellar until 2030 or more. Drinks best at 62 degrees. Cellar Selection. —S.S.