(From 2007 Vintage) The contiguous aromatics and flavors of this wine range from black cherry, to plum, dried rose petals, pie spices and pomegranate. Finally you will be greeted by lush texture and supple yet full tannins with just the right amount of grip.
2006 Merlot BACK TO WINES SPECIFICS Appellation Sonoma County Vintage 2006 Release Date September 2009 Blend 89% Merlot 7% Cabernet Sauvignon 2% Malbec 1% Petit Verdot 1% Cabernet Franc Cases Produced 1561 Barrel Regime Barrel aged for 21 months 100% French oak 40% new oak Alcohol 14.2% Price $45 SONOMA COUNTY 89% Merlot 7% Cabernet Sauvignon 2% Malbec 1% Petit Verdot 1% Cabernet Franc The 2006 Merlot is bursting with flavors of luscious red plum, intense black cherry and dried cranberry. The 2006 vintage is once again bound to be a favorite with aromas of caramel and pie spices of nutmeg and allspice, this vintage is once again bound to be a favorite. This wine is elegant, graceful and supple with caressing fine tannins and impressive structure. From the gentle entry to the long lasting, juicy finish we recommend serving this wine with wild mushroom Gruyere pizza, BLT made with late season tomatoes and applewood smoked bacon or a rich flour-less chocolate cake. SEVERAL SUGGESTED RECIPES Artichoke Tapanade Dip French Onion Soup Braised Lamb Shank Pan Seared Duck Breast with Bing Cherry Sauce Sopresatta Salami Sandwich Seared Beef on Lavosh Zucchini Soup with Parmesan Croutons Grilled Lamb Satays with Pecan Arugula Pesto
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