Sourced from their vineyards in Sonoma County's Bennett Valley, Matanzas Creek 2004 Merlot is skillfully blendedby Winemaker François Cordesse with small percentages of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Cabernet Franc.The result is a vibrant, ambitious wine representing the winery's 26th vintage of Merlot.
This wine begins with a garnet red color in the glass. A potpourri of fresh herbs arrive with the first nose,including thyme, sage, and clove with hints of hawthorn and quince. Swirling the wine... View More
Founded in 1977, Matanzas Creek Winery is located on the site of a retired dairy farm in Sonoma County's Bennett Valley. In 1985, the original winery, a converted dairy barn, gave way to a modern winemaking facility and since that time the Estate's Bennett Valley vineyards have grown to include over 280-acres of Chardonnay, Merlot and Syrah. Vineyard acquisitions in Sonoma Valley, Carneros, Russian River Valley and Knights Valley provide the vineyard management and winemaking... View More