Our 2007 Merlot is the color of heirloom purple carrots with aromas of baked plum, cherry, and grilled bread. On the palate the wine is creamy with flavors of anise, plum, cherry, and chocolate.
This season marked a return to near normalcy after the remarkably challenging 2006 season. A dry winter and a very dry spring were followed by a moderate June, July, and early August. Bud break was early and disease pressure...
Variety:93 % Merlot; 7% Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol: 14.4%, pH: 3.47
Length / Type of Aging:24 months barrel aged
Oak Types: 34% New Oak: Seguin Moreau, Jacques Garnier, Taransaud and Canton
Bottling Date:August 2010
Number of Cases: 932
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