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Blackstone Winery Merlot Winemaker's Select
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Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) The wine opens with blackberry, currant, and plums on the nose, with flavors in that same dark-fruit range. The full tannins and rich, supple mouth are very lush and the wine is big and bold, with lots of smoky, toasty oak and a long, lingering finish.

Winemaker's Notes

(From «nv» Vintage) A rich red wine, with an almost creamy texture. This Merlot has a flavor profile that is brimming over with ripe fruit flavors of plum and blackberry covered with a splash of vanilla - all perfectly rounded out with soft, squishy tannins. The Blackstone Merlot is exceptionally easy to find, well-priced and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. The 2005 Blackstone Merlot perfectly demonstrates the "Blackstone style" - rich fruit aromas, elegance, supple oak characters and soft tannins. With lifted read more...A rich red wine, with an almost creamy texture. This Merlot has a flavor profile that is brimming over with ripe fruit flavors of plum and blackberry covered with a splash of vanilla - all perfectly rounded out with soft, squishy tannins. The Blackstone Merlot is exceptionally easy to find, well-priced and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. The 2005 Blackstone Merlot perfectly demonstrates the "Blackstone style" - rich fruit aromas, elegance, supple oak characters and soft tannins. With lifted dark cherry and berry aromas and a touch of spicy clove, this wine is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. The texture is ripe and soft in the mouth, with bright cherry fruit flavors and a soft, lingering finish. Blackstone Merlot will pair nicely with rack of lamb, grilled burgers and tomato-based pasta dishes. (hide)