Original
33 Ratings
Gainey Vineyard Merlot

Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2003 Vintage) The Gainey family was the first to own properties in both the warm, eastern end of the Santa Ynez Valley, where they concentrate on Bordeaux varieties, and the cool, western end of the Valley, where they focus on Burgundian varieties. The Gaineys are committed to exploring the diversity of the Santa Ynez Valley to craft quality wines from the Valley’s two distinctly different microclimates. “The first scents out of the glass are herbaceous in nature. Although this distinctive varietal character ...