Red Wine United States

Luke Merlot from Wahluke Slope

Luke Merlot from Wahluke Slope is a unique and exciting full-bodied red wine with a rich flavor profile. It offers a deep, dark ruby color with intense aromas of ripe blackberry and black cherry that lead to flavors of cocoa and spice. This robust Merlot has an elegant finish that lingers on the palate, making it an ideal choice for any special occasion.

Luke Merlot from Wahluke Slope

What Makes This Wine Popular?

This Luke Merlot from Wahluke Slope is the perfect balance of bold and smooth, making it a popular choice for wine lovers everywhere. Its deep ruby color and rich aroma of dark fruit, cocoa, and spice tantalize your senses. On the palate, you'll find flavors of blackberry, plum, coffee, and cedar that linger on the finish. Enjoy this complex and full-bodied red with your favorite steak dinner or simply sip it on its own - you won't be disappointed!


A Little Trivia

The owner of Luke Merlot Winery, Luke Joseph, is known for his unwavering dedication to making sure every bottle of wine is perfect. He's so committed to excellence that he even taste-tests each bottle before it leaves the winery! It's one of the few wineries in the world that practices this kind of quality control.


History of This Wine

Luke Merlot from Wahluke Slope was first produced in 1997 by the Luke family, who have been farming in the area since the early 1900s. The family has been producing wine for over 20 years and is now one of the most respected wineries in Washington State. The Luke Merlot from Wahluke Slope is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Syrah grapes grown on their estate vineyard. The wine has consistently earned high ratings and accolades since its release. Notable vintage years include 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010. In 2012, the Luke family was honored with the prestigious “Wine Maker of the Year” award at the Seattle Wine Awards.


What To Serve With This Wine?

Luke Merlot from Wahluke Slope is a medium-bodied red wine with notes of blackberry, dark cherry and cocoa. It pairs well with dishes that have bold flavors like grilled steak, roasted game meats, lamb shank, and mushroom-based dishes. It also pairs nicely with hard cheeses such as aged cheddar or gouda. To complete the meal, serve a side of roasted potatoes or creamy polenta.


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