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L’Ecole Merlot 2017

L’Ecole Merlot 2017

“L’Ecole N° 41 is recognized as one of Washington State’s top producers of premium Merlot and this wine delivers with great structure, color, and balanced acidity.”

– Martin Clubb, Managing Winemaker


Older, proven, and exceptional vineyard sources anchor this reliably consistent heritage Merlot with complex dark fruit, floral aromatics, and baking spice, on a lingering seamless finish. It’s broad textured flavors deliver a power and verve that set the standard and expectation for exceptionally outstanding Washington State Merlot.




L’Ecole N° 41 is a third generation family-owned, artisan winery located in the historic Frenchtown School depicted on their label. Founded in 1983, it was the third winery established in the Walla Walla Valley and the 20th in the Washington State. L’Ecole has become one of the most prominent and visible Walla Walla Valley wineries with national and international distribution.

Focused on producing ultra-premium, distinctive wines that reflect the unmistakable typicity of Washington State and the unique terroir of our Walla Walla Valley vineyards, L’Ecole is engaged in growing and making 100% of our wine. Each bottle is handcrafted with a commitment to quality in the vineyards and the winery.

More than three decades of winemaking experience, ongoing investments in the Walla Walla Estate Ferguson and Seven Hills Vineyards, and long-term relationships with many of the most prominent vineyards in Washington State are central to L’Ecole well-known reputation for quality and consistency across their wine portfolio.