This focused Merlot begins with intense aromas of blackberry and ripe plum, showing subtle undertones of licorice, tobacco and earth. Rich dark fruit flavors are supported by firm, chewy tannins ending with a generous, lengthy finish.
prime rib, veal parmigiana, porcini risotto
- 96% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon
- 18 months in 56% new oak barrels, both American & French.
- 0.54 g/100 mL
- Fruit from each vineyard block was fermented and aged separately with blending occurring just weeks before bottling.