This fresh and contemporary Merlot is a medium weight wine with ripe plum and berry fruit flavors together with soft grape and oak tannins. At our place we all enjoy it with pasta, pizza and cheese.
Generous blackberry, black cherry and raspberry aromas and flavors unfold from the glass. This is a luscious, expressive wine with a soft, appealing finish.
Classic Washington Merlot flavors of blackberry and spice are enhanced by a splash of Cabernet Sauvignon for structure and complexity. This wine is soft and luxurious, yet has enough tannin structure to stand up to hearty foods. Food friendly aromas of blackberry, cherry and spice are carried through the lingering velvety finish.
From its medium garnet color to its complex fruit character, the Almaden Merlot is an exceptional wine. The aromas of black currant and raspberry are balanced with a complex bouquet of toasty oak , spice and herbal nuances. The Merlot has good length and body.
A warm and fruity wine with aromas of crushed raspberry, cherry, and lavender. This robust wine has a core of cranberry and cherry flavors with hints of vanilla and spice. With its long, fruit-forward finish and supple structure, the Merlot would go quite well with succulent barbecued pork or beef.
With gorgeous red velvet and crimson hues, this Merlot has hints of wild berries and black pepper. On the palate, its smooth but complex body brings forth flavors of plum and black cherry, followed by a soft, satisfying finish.
Our Merlot is our signature Blackstone Style with rich fruit aromas, supple oak characteristics and soft tannins. Youll discover dark cherry and berry aromas with a touch of clove to please the palate. The texture is ripe and soft in the mouth, with a smooth, lingering finish. Blackstone Merlot is the perfect companion to a seasoned rack of lamb, grilled burgers, and tomato-based pasta dishes. Bring it to a neighbors BBQ or your own backyard table.
Beverage Testing Institute: Rated 82 (Recommended)- Bright cherry-garnet hue. Ripe raspberry and mineral nose. A fat entry leads to a moderately light-bodied palate with an herbaceous undertone and mild tannins. A flavorful quaffer. Drink up.San Francisco Wine Competition: March 2001, Silver Medal
This medium-bodied Merlot displays ripe berry and cherry aromas balanced with chocolate and vanilla oak notes. Balanced palate with a rich, smooth finish. Pairs well with grilled meats, parmesan & romano cheeses, pizza, burgers, bolognese sauces, dark chocolate, berries and fondue.
The line in the sand has been drawn, and thechallenge is on you cant beat this Merlot atthis price. Soft, fruity, easy to drink, with the rightamount of oak, this wine will win you over withjust one glass. The Cabernet Sauvignon addscomplexity and the Cabernet Franc softens thetannins and adds dimension to the fruity character.The wine is great on its own, but with its balancedacidity and intense fruit concentration, it is alsoa great companion to food. Try it with beef, lambor grilled salmon.
We achieve considerable complexity of aroma and depth of flavor in this Alexander Valley Merlot through selection from several different vineyard sources. The steep hillside estates of Murphy Ranch and Robert Young Vineyards, in the heart of Alexander Valley provide the wines core of black fruit components, while vineyards on the bench-land in the southern part of the Alexander Valley add spice and further complexity.