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Blackstone Merlot California
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Wine Details

Varietal

Merlot

Style

Red

Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) Our Merlot shows rich blackberry, plum, and raspberry flavors with hints of vanilla and toasted French bread. Varietal Information Merlot is one of the five principal grape varieties of Bordeaux and the most widely planted. It is capable of producing some of the highest priced, most sought after elegant wines in the entire world but Merlot has captured the attention of the everyday wine consumer because of its fresh, ripe fruit appeal.

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)

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    Friendly, flavorful and balanced, encouraging the marriage between food and wine.

    about 6 years
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    very smooth

    over 5 years
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    Click to add tasting notes

    over 5 years