Waterbrook Reserve Merlot 2010

Waterbrook Reserve Merlot 2010

SKU 719911020884


Wonderfully developed cherry, smoke and leather aromas swirl in the glass. Juicy, bright cherries welcome you to the well-rounded palate. Layered notes of rich fruit, cocoa powder and leather lead to balanced tannins and lingering oak on the finish.
Category Red Wine
Country United States
Region Washington
Appellation Columbia Valley
Brand Waterbrook
Alcohol/vol 13.7%
  • wa87

Wine AdvocateA straightforward, yet well-made Merlot that offers muted aromas and flavors of black fruits, spice and hints of herbs, the 2010 Merlot Reserve has a supple, balanced palate that holds good acidity, ripe tannin and a clean finish. There's not much complexity or depth here, yet it's easy drinking and I like the overall profile. Enjoy bottles over the coming 4-5 years. Drink now-2018.

Jeb Dunnuck, June 2013
  • we87

Wine Enthusiast100% Merlot, the oak (73% American, 26% new) seems a bit overbearing with notes of sweet spices and pine overlaying red fruit. It's medium bodied with tart, citrusy flavors and firm tannins.

Sean Sullivan, September 1, 2013
  • ws87

Wine SpectatorFirm in texture, this features a blanket of fine tannins around a core of green olive and dark berry flavors, mingling smoothly on the finish. Drink now through 2017. 4,451 cases made.

Harvey Steiman, 2013