2013 Merlot

2013 Merlot

Regular price $19.95

Description

Rich, full flavours of black cherry and currant with a hint of Mediterranean herbs (rosemary, lavender, thyme). Exuberant and very ripe fruit, currant aromas are complemented by a dense texture on the palate bringing a long, smooth, spicy finish. Old world style.

Winemaker's Notes

• The grapes of this wine were sourced from selected vineyards mostly on the Bench
• Extended skin maceration 
• Minimal handling of the finished wine 
• Aged in a combination of French and American oak barrels

Food Matches

Roasted red meats with simple sauces and cheese

Vintage:  2013
Varietal:  Merlot
Geographic Designation:  VQA Niagara Peninsula
Alcohol:  13.5%
Sugar:  5.3 g/L
Acidity: 5.1 g/L