Wine of the Week
Mercer 2021 Spice Cabinet Vineyard Rosé
June 16, 2022
By the time you read this note, actual summer weather may be back. There's no better way to celebrate that happy occasion than with a nicely-chilled bottle of rosé. The Mercer family goes back a long way in eastern Washington and pioneered the planting of grapes in the Horse Heaven Hills AVA. This all-Grenache rosé is sourced from one of their finest sites. It has a palate-pleasing cherry candy character, though any initial perception of sweetness is a function of well-ripened fruit rather than an indication of residual sugar. In the mouth, it quickly turns dry with interesting accents o...