91
points
Vintner's Reserve Merlot
Vintner's Reserve

Merlot

2021 Sonoma County
$24
BROWSING ONLY

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This classic Merlot provides lifted aromas of blackberry brambles, cherries, light notes of cream, caramel and spicy notes of black pepper. The palate is forward with sweet red fruit, blackberry and toasty oak, with lively acidity and finishing with dark chocolate and spicy tannins.

Appellation
100% Sonoma County
Composition
96% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec, 1% Cabernet Sauvignon
ALC %
14.5
Sustainability Certifications
IWCA Certified
91 points
Tasting Panel, Decanter
May. 2024

Aged 15 months in 65% French oak( 8% new) 35% American oak (10% new)

A blend of certified sustainable-grown fruit from the best coastal California winegrowing regions

Vintner's Reserve Merlot
K-J Family Grown Since 1982
Aroma Icons
Primary Aromas & Flavors
Blackberry brambles, cherries, cream, caramel, black pepper, chocolate
Food Pairing
Food & Wine Pairing
Pair with grilled portobello and sausages, impossible burger and meat sauce with pasta.
Ideal Serving Temp
Ideal Serving Temperature
55ºF
Glass Shape
Ideal Glass Shape
Red Bordeaux

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