A blend of 93% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Cabernet Franc.
What this wine lacks in age, it more than makes up for in youthful exuberance. Cola, vanilla and cherry jam aromas are most prominent, but layers of toffee, toast and rasberry fruit really create excitement. Fleshy plum flavors are rounded out with velvety tannins and a wonderful creamy texture.
Enjoy now and take advantage of this Merlot's ability to be enjoyed in its youth or hold to allow the more intriguing layers to develop and show more complexity.
In 1972, Bruce Markham arrived in Napa Valley with the dream of starting a winery. Intent on crafting world-class wines for years to come, he purchased the "little jewels" that are still the Markham vineyards today. He was a pioneer in what is now the very heart of Napa, buying premium vineyard land before many understood the tremendous potential the valley offered for producing fine wines. He also purchased a winery. Originally established by Jean... View More