Spring Valley Uriah 2016
|United States, Washington, Walla Walla Valley
The Merlot blend of the estate, the 2016 Uriah Red Wine is 59% Merlot, 39% Cabernet Franc, and the rest Petit Verdot and Malbec. Aged 18 months in 25% new French oak, it offers lots of classic black cherry and chocolatey currant fruits as well as notes of leafy herbs and tobacco. Rich, medium to full-bodied, beautifully polished, it's another beautiful, elegant wine from this estate that does everything right.
The 2016 Uriah begins with a firm, focused core of dark red and black fruit on the nose, with purple flowers and soft oak spices that waft subtly out of the glass. The medium to full-bodied palate has some strict tannins that grip with complexity across the mid-palate. The tight core is well-balanced, with a seamless expression of soft, dusty cherry skin and black plum essence that lingers long on the finish. If you haven't tried this wine, it's time to give it a try! 3,600 cases made.
Plush and elegantly expressive, with black cherry, sweet anise and espresso flavors that glide toward polished tannins. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Drink now through 2024. 4,694 cases made. — TF