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Tasting Notes: Nehalem Bay 2010 Merlot

Created by David Anderson
Tasting Date 09/29/2013

Basic Details

Wine Name Nehalem Bay 2010 Merlot
Date Purchased 09/29/2013
Price $14
Winery Name Nehalem Bay Winery
Appellation Oregon
Varietal Merlot
Vintage 2010
Alcohol Content 13%

Sight

Wine's Color
Deep Red
Depth of Color Deep
Clarity of Color Clear
Viscosity Sheets
Comments Long legs.

Aromas

Aroma Appeal Attractive
Aroma Categories
- Fruity
- Spicy
- Woody
Aromas Blackberry jam, toast. Well balanced.

Taste

Tasting Star
Sweetness: Dry
Acidity: Soft
Tannins: Lightly Tannic
Oak: Moderate Oak
Finish: Lingering
Complexity: Moderately Complex
Body: Medium-Bodied
Balance: Well Balanced
Mouthfeel Soft
Taste Appeal Attractive

Pairing Suggestions

Pair With
Pasta
Pork Dish

Overall Impression

Overall Rating Wonderful
Buy Again Yes
Add to Your Cellar Yes