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2011 Vintner Select Merlot

Aromas of ripe cherry, seductive blue fruit, floral notes, and a hint of brown sugar introduce a wine with a lush, supple palate and finish that lingers. This is a classic example of Merlot as a variety – likeable and pretty with flavors that enhance each other to create a melodious experience. The wine is 100% Clone 3 Merlot from our Lower Mountain Top vineyard block, also the source of the Merlot component of our Reserve Claret.


Appellation: Sonoma County
Vintage: 2011
Harvest: October 2011
Fermentation: Stainless Steel
Cooperage: French Oak
Blend: 100% Merlot
Alcohol: 14.4%
Bottling: July 2013
Production: 418 cases
Release Date: January 2014
Price: $80.00