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The Results are in!

Jul. 22, 2016

The Results are in!
The 2016 Washington State Wine Awards are in from Seattle Magazine and the 2013 Pepper Bridge Winery Merlot won Best Merlot in the $40+ category. Read more about it here!

Walla Walla-based Jean-Fran├žois Pellet (this magazine's Winemaker of the Year in 2015) produces this powerhouse Merlot almost entirely from the king and queen of the Walla Walla Valley, Pepper Bridge and Seven Hills vineyards. This kind of Merlot -- with a chewy tannic structure that resembles Cabernet -- shows off Washington's unique ability to showcase muscular versions of the variety. Pairs with:  A seared, medium-rare New York strip steak.
-Seattle Magazine