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Snoqualmie Whistle Stop Red Cabernet Merlot 2009 Wine Review

Snoqualmie Whistle Stop Red Cabernet Merlot 2009

Snoqualmie Whistle Stop Red Cabernet Merlot 2009

Columbia Valley, Washington State, United States

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2013-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Snoqualmie

Agent: Du Chasse Wines & Spirits

Product: 930321

More Vintages: 2007   Add New Vintage

Natalie's Score: 86/100

Full-bodied with black fruit and a bite.

Cabernet Merlot food pairings: meaty pizza, barbecued burgers, sausages.

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This was reviewed September 14, 2013 by

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The 2009 Snoqualmie Whistle Stop Red Cabernet/Merlot - 70% /30% proportions, has intense aromas of yeasty black cherry, lees, oak, charcoal, coconut, vanilla and subtle spice. It is a full bodied, dry, fruity wine; with good acidity, refined tannins (decant for 30 min) and a long, oaky and coconuty finish. This big wine is food friendly, party favorite; though drinks well now, further aging will enhance it further - +1or 2 evolution potential; drink 2016-2024. My impression: NICE to BEAUTIFUL, 89-90 +2 pts – recommended for its value. Tasted Feb/14.

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Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Full bodied wine with cherry and blackberry flavors wound around tight tannins and a touch of spice.
Founded in 1983, Snoqualmie has been a leader in sustainable vineyard practices since the early 1990s. Their 2009 Whistle Stop Red is a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot. Rich aromas of blackberry, plum, cherry, cassis and oak are echoed beautifully on the palate along with some lovely earthy tones. The tannins are still present, but not dominating. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, Feb. 2013

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