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2014 Merlot

Sonoma County

$20.00  per 750ml bottle

Taste

The most widely planted variety in Bordeaux, Merlot has found a very happy home here in sunny Sonoma County. The warm ruby red color gives way to inviting scents of fresh plum, mulled baking spice and a notes of vanilla and oak. Refined and flavorful, it finishes with integrated tannins for an easy to enjoy and food friendly experience.

Pair

Meats: Roast lamb, beef, duck or pork
Grilled foods: Grilled steak, lamb, game birds or Portobello mushrooms
Slow cooked dishes: Short ribs, pot roast or pulled pork

About the Appellation

Sonoma County
Virtually all great winegrowing regions are situated by water, to moderate climatic extremes. With approximately sixty miles of rugged Pacific coastline and the mighty Russian River winding its way inland, the whole region is blessed with mild, Mediterranean conditions: Warm, sunny days and cool, foggy nights which allow for slow, even maturation, optimal flavor development and ideal sugar to acid balance.

wine facts

Wine Type: Red
Bottle Size: 750ml
Vintage: 2014
Wine Class/Tier: Private Reserve
Appellation: Sonoma County
Varietal: Merlot
Alcohol content: 14.5
Tasting Notes: Fresh plum & baking spice
Vineyard Notes: Rio Lago Merlot is grown on gravelly soil near to the Russian River Valley. The Carignane comes from Cloverdale's Alex Valley, grown on the rich fertile soil of the ancient grass lands that predominately cover the valley floor. The Zin comes from Dry Creek about 5 miles midway up the renowned valley.
Custom Label: yes
Custom Etching: yes
Release Type: Current

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