This Merlot has a rich aromatic profile with notes of chocolate and dark cherries. The complex fruit flavors are followed by a smooth, velvety finish. Pair this wine with blue cheese, duck, beef, veal and dark chocolate.
grilled salmon, roast lamb, Asian dishes
- 97% Merlot, 3% Other Red Varietals
- The wine aged predominately in both French and American oak barrels, 40% new, for approximately 17 months. A small percentage of the wine aged in stainless steel to retain freshness of fruit and varietal character.
- 0.53 g/100 mL
- Fermented for 6-10 days on skins to extract optimum fruit and textural components.
- Malolactic fermentation occurred in a combination of stainless steel tanks and oak barrels.