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This classic Merlot is not one to overlook for it is quite gratifying on the palate. Graceful, silky, yet with attractive tannic grip, the wine is forthcoming with tart aromas of sour cherry and lingering cacao nibs, with deep nuances of tobacco and cedar; this wine is complex, yet smooth which suggests it is most frequently savored in everyday dining.

Tasting Notes

On the Nose
Sour Cherry, Tobacco

On the Palate
Cacao nibs, tobacco, cedar

On the Finish
Soft tannins

Pairs Well:
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Braised Pork, Veal Bolognese with Sage and Whole Wheat Bucatini

Photo by Andrea Hubbell

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