Columbia Valley

Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot

75cl Volume

Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Other Vintages: Other vintages
Appellation:Columbia Valley (Washington, United States)
Winery: Charles Smith
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Merlot
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot (£95.26) is a red wine from Columbia Valley produced by Charles Smith that contains merlot grapes. 4,8 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users.

Description of Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot

Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot (Merlot)


  • View: Charles Smith Velvet Devil Merlot has a deep dark colour with an ink-like appearance.
  • Nose: Typical Merlot, with notes of dark cherries, cedar, and pipe tobacco.
  • Mouth: Lush and velvety on the palate, with hints of dark fruit, cherry, blackberry, cedar, tobacco, and cassis. Rich and pure, and definitely velvet!

APPELLATION: Columbia Valley

VINEYARD: Charles Smith Wines. Located in Columbia Valley in the state of Washington, U.S., this is one of the largest producers in the area. Famous for making affordable wines, the quality is such that has made him worthy of many recognitions and awards. Sustainable practises and recycled water are the policy of this house.

GRAPES: 89% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 1% Malbec.

AGEING: Aged for 10 months in French oak barrels, 30% new and the remaining are used.

PREPARATION: As a self-taught wine-maker, Charles Smith's process is very raw. The grapes are collected and subjected to a long maceration process that lasts 30 days or more without removing the skins. The must then undergoes malolactic fermentation, without racking at the end. The ageing is conducted on the lees, and once the wine is ready, feel free to enjoy it in any way you want.

PAIRING: Ideal to accompany beef, lamb, veal, and some more unusual and bold combinations such as hamburger and grilled steak.


ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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