Fruit: 100% Merlot from grapes grown in prestigious vineyards in the Central Coast.
Harvest: Hand-picked in full sun conditions. Brix: 25.0°. Acid: 0.7 grams/100ml.
Fermentation: This wine was whole berry fermented slowly at moderate temperatures to ensure a rich, fruity varietal character.
Aging: 18 months in a combination of French and American oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: This wine was aged in French and American oak barrels for 18 months. The ripe cherry flavors are complimented by the rich deep character of Central Coast Merlot. This wine has distinct Merlot fruit character with exceptional color and a smooth lingering finish.