Since planting the first wine grapes in the Horse Heaven Hills back in 1972, the Mercer family has prided itself on growing a solid base of the Cabernet Sauvignon varietal. Over the years, we have learned that our rich soil and desert climate are beautifully suited for producing elegant tannin structures and enticing flavor profiles. The ability to grow exceptional wine grapes eventually led to the first vintage from Mercer Estates Winery located in Prosser WA in 2005. Today, we still produce mouth-watering Cabernet Sauvignons as well as world class red blends and single varietal wines.
2016 Sharp Sisters Red Blend
This blend shows a beautiful nose of blackberry preserves and raspberry jam with notes of sage and sweet burnt sugar. The ripe fruit combined with sleek tannin structure create a wine that is broad and powerful yet elegant. The ripe flavors in the mouth lead into a soft, lingering finish with a touch of bright acidity that leaves you wanting more.
2018 Georgetown White Blend
Aromas of grapefruit and bright lime zest are abundant on the nose, finishing with honesuckle and passionfruit. The racy acidity from the Sauvignon blanc carries through the midpalate, rounding out with the savory tropical notes from the Viognier.
2016 Small Lot Dry Riesling
We fermented and aged 10% of this wine on the skins, creating a wine with amazing aromas and texture. The complexity of this wine greets you in layers. Fresh fruit is first with lychee, white peach, and orange blossom followed by the warmth of honey and beeswax. Steely minerality and a core of acid focuses the fruit. On the palate, the wine has mouthwatering acidity and fresh fruit. The flavors in the palate mirror the aromas and linger nicely on the finish.
2016 Small Lot Grenache
Notes of cranberry and strawberry marry beautifully with undertones of warm baking spices. Powdery tannin provide great texture and body, leading into a lengthy velvety finish.
Our vineyards lie on some of the most rugged farm land in Washington with pockets of varied sandy soil types and canyons with differing climactic characteristics. Our vineyards also benefit from the “river effect” providing constant wind pressure which amplifies vine and berry activity.
Our state-of-the-art winery allows our winemaking team the luxury of temperature control and immaculate conditions for fermentation. The large Prosser facility provides space and efficiencies for true craftsman-style winemaking. And our barrel rooms allow for long and varied barrel aging programs. It is with full artistic control that our winemaker blends and creates the new world wines that we at Mercer are so proud to share.
Through instinctual farming, sustainability practices and artful winemaking that Mercer continues to produce award winning wines year after year.
Enjoy Mercer Wines knowing we take the utmost pride in the process from grape to glass.
Each grape harvested specifically for its best fruit flavor. Each barrel blended for taste, mouthfeel and balance.
And each bottle presented for the sole enjoyment
of you – the drinker.