This 100% Merlot has a vivid and enticing aroma of Bing cherry, raspberry and pomegranate with just a touch of rose petal. The palate is flavorful with layers of dark fruit, spice and forest floor, that are blended together with well-integrated tannins, supported by bright acidity and a long silky finish.
While 2014 was an overall dry growing season, a small amount of rain in late February provided just enough soil moisture for the early growing season. A warm spring and summer led to small clusters and berries, resulting in highly concentrated flavors.
Carneros, Napa Valley
August 19th, 2014