8 Ratings
Buena Vista Winery Merlot Carneros

Wine Details





Winemaker's Notes

(From 2009 Vintage) The Merlot grapes were handpicked at night to preserve fruit character and gently destemmed before a five day cold soak which increased color, fruit essence and structure. Following primary fermentation in open top fermenters, the wine was aged in a combination of American, Hungarian and French barrels for 16 months. A small amount of Syrah and Pinot Noir was blended before bottling to add depth and complexity to the finished wine.

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    bought at Supercellars Closeout Sale 2/10/2011

    over 5 years