2017 Merlot, Central CoastOriginating from our prime Santa Maria vineyard, this medium- bodied Merlot has developed a fruit-forward finish, with proper amounts of tannins and viscosity. The warm growing climate French oak aging has given this Central Coast wine its concentrated structure. Our 2017 vintage has matured nicely over the past couples of years, producing CHERRY AND MOCHA CHARACTERS.
Appellation: Santa MariaSoil Type: Sandy Loam
Alcohol: 13.9%Aging: 12 months -- French Oak
Harvest Date: September 10, 2017
Profile: With hints of vanilla, tobacco, and clove, this Central Coast Merlot pairs well with light meats and roasted vegetables. The medium tannins and low acidity allow for a smooth finish.
13.9% Alc. by vol. 750 ml