Merlot’s soft tannins and velvety texture remind us of a vinous pillow, ready to tuck us away and soothe us with its plump, red-fruited, sensual goodness. On the palate, On Cloud Wine Washington Merlot is like a dream, and once you’ve finished it and woken from your delicious slumber, the essence will linger. On Cloud Wine finishes long, with a succulent finish that evokes plums picked straight from the tree, juicy, ripe cherries and fine Belgian chocolate. On Cloud Wine Merlot – a dream from which you won’t want to wake.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT
Enjoy On Cloud Wine Merlot with:
Food: Classic Beef Roast
Candy: Fudge Brownies
MERLOT AND BEHOLD
The warm, gently cascading hillsides of the Yakima Valley are some of the most coveted land in all of Washington State for the cultivation of Merlot. We at W.O.W. have been eyeing this region for many years, impressed by its ability to consistently produce fleshy, intense and concentrated wines.
On Cloud Wine Merlot is sourced from vineyards that are a short distance from the Yakima River, benefitting greatly from its cooling breezes, allowing the vines extra time for ripening by extending the growing season. The dry climate and sparse geology forces the Merlot roots to penetrate deep into the soil to look for water, and this struggle is reflected in the finished wine's electric, vivid fruit character and firm spine.
THE FINE PRINT
APPELLATION: Yakima Valley, Washington
COMPOSITION: 100% Merlot
WINEMAKER NOTES: On Cloud Wine Yakima Valley Merlot is textbook Washington terroir, displaying a sweet, dark fruit character that hints at plums, cherries and chocolate, with a toasty, spicy finish.
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 0.1g/L