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Hogue Genesis Merlot 2013 Wine Review

Hogue Genesis Merlot 2013

Hogue Genesis Merlot 2013

Columbia Valley, Washington, United States

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Hogue

Agent: Arterra Wines Canada Inc.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A smooth, full-bodied red wine with aromas and flavours of black plum, blackberry and some vanilla smoke from oak aging. Pair with lamb or pork chops.

Merlot food pairings: crown roast of pork with corn niblets, pork tenderloin en croute, slow-braised veal breast of veal.

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This Hogue Genesis Merlot 2013 was reviewed on April 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A full-bodied Washington State Merlot showing prominent plum, anise, vanilla bean and violet aromas. The palate is tangy with pithy and pronounced tannins. This wine could benefit from an hour of decanting prior to serving to smoothen out the tannins. Enjoy with grilled beef burgers. Tasted April 2017 by @sommsosa | besoketastings.ca
Hogue Genesis (2013) is a smooth full-bodied Merlot from the Columbia Valley in Washington. The 2014 growing season was an excellent year for Merlot with grapes ripening fully and evenly. Wine grapes fro this wine were sourced from Wahluke Slope (50%), Horse Heaven Hills (26%), Yakima Valley (21%), Columbia Valley (3%), and Rattlesnake Hills (1%). Wine grapes were de-stemmed, crushed and fermented in stainless steel. The wine was racked and returned to barrels several times and aged for 6 to 12 months in American oak barrels of which 25% were new to impart richness and vanilla aromas. - Community Wine Reviews

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