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Two Mountain Winery

Two Mountain Merlot, Yakima Valley, Washington

Two Mountain Merlot, Yakima Valley, Washington

"Generations of Grapes: Two Mountain Merlot's Legacy"

A Tribute to Land, Legacy, and Love of Winemaking

Nestled in the heart of Washington's Yakima Valley, Two Mountain Winery stands as a beacon of heritage and dedication to the art of winemaking. With the majestic Mt. Adams and Mt. Rainier overseeing their endeavors, the Rawn brothers, Matthew and Patrick, have rooted their passion in the fertile grounds of Copeland Vineyard. This dedication is to crafting exceptional wines and honoring a legacy that spans four generations of Yakima Valley farming.

Sustainability at the Forefront

Two Mountain Winery's commitment to sustainable viticulture is not just a practice but a promise—to their land, their legacy, and the generations to come. Achieving the status of Washington State's first certified sustainable vineyard is a testament to their unwavering dedication to making the right decisions for their planet and patrons.

2021 Merlot: Product Details

  • Alcohol: 14.0%
  • pH: 3.71
  • TA (Total Acidity): 5.8
  • Barrel Aging: 22 months in 90% French and 10% American oak (29% new, 71% neutral)
  • Production: 1,685 cases
  • Varietals: 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc
  • Vineyards: Copeland Vineyard, Schmidt Vineyard, C-Block

The 2021 Two Mountain Merlot is a harmonious blend, predominantly with touches of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, creating a rich tapestry of flavors. Aged meticulously in French and American oak, this wine encapsulates the essence of Yakima Valley's terroir. The meticulous aging process enhances the wine's complexity and pays homage to the traditional winemaking techniques passed down through generations.

Our Roots Run Deep

The journey of Two Mountain Winery, from its inception in 2000 to the establishment of Copeland Vineyard, is a story of passion, persistence, and brotherly love. What began as summers spent on the farm transformed into a lifelong dedication to winemaking, influenced by the fond memories of family gatherings and the vibrant allure of wine. The transition from Schmidt Orchards to the birth of Copeland Vineyard reflects the Rawn brothers' deep-seated connection to the land and their ambition to continue their family's legacy.

Living the Dream: From Orchard to Vineyard

Today, Two Mountain Winery is not just a winery but a living testament to the Rawn family's love for the land and winemaking. Offering a diverse portfolio of estate-grown wines, the winery invites wine lovers to experience the beauty of Yakima Valley through each bottle. The winery's "working facility" is a testament to its approachable, educational, and welcoming philosophy, ensuring every visit is as enriching as possible.

A Commitment to Excellence

For Matthew and Patrick Rawn, making wine is not just a job—it's a passion. With every bottle of their 2021 Merlot, they share a piece of their heritage, a sip of their commitment to sustainability, and a taste of their love for winemaking. As they often jest, their long tenure in self-employment ensures that their journey in winemaking is not just for them but for everyone who enjoys their wine. In every glass of Two Mountain Merlot, you'll find the heart of Yakima Valley, the spirit of sustainability, and the legacy of a family that loves what they do.

Two Mountain Winery's 2021 Merlot is more than just a wine; it's an invitation to partake in a legacy of love, land, and the pursuit of winemaking excellence. Enjoy it with friends and family and the assurance that you're tasting the essence of a genuinely remarkable vineyard.

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