(From 2010 Vintage) Lush aromas and silky flavors of ripe black cherry, plum, mocha and spice distinguish our Napa Valley Merlot. The expansive fruit flavors, structured with fine, integrated tannins, persist through the lingering finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesDusty spice, a touch of sweet oak and scant hints of cocoa are accents to mid-density cherry-like fruit here, and, while the wine is a bit smaller in scale, it stays focused and balanced from front to back. It tends to firmness as it underplays ripeness, and it will benefit from a few years of age. GOOD VALUE