Wine.comAromas of toast and cloves are accented with hints of briar and dried orange peel. On the palate this Merlot has substantial tannins leading to a long finish of clove and raspberry. The 2000 harvest was exceptional for both quality and quantity.Cool temperatures early in the season ultimately led to a warm,dry and stable growing season in 2000.A cold front in late-September slowed the ripening process andallowed grapes extended time on the vine to developintense flavors. Food Pairings;Foods: lamb...
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator