We craft this wine to be our complex yet approachable Merlot. The wine offers aromas of black cherry, leather and spice with layers of rich dark red fruit flavors and a long, smooth, sweet finish. A touch of Syrah adds a jammy fruit character. I think of this wine as a great “everyday red.”
beef, lamb, grilled salmon, hearty pastas
- 92% Merlot, 4% Syrah, 3% Cabernet, 1% Petit Verdot
- Aged 14 months in French and American oak, 33% new
- 0.52 g/100 mL
- Gentle pumpovers during fermentation were used to extract color and flavor and produce soft, supple tannins.