Merryvale 2005 Napa Cabernet is a perfect synthesis of balance and intensity. Aromas of ripe blackberry, crème de cassis, violets and star anise leap out of the glass. The wine unfolds on the palate with mouth filling dark fruits and minerality, and the finish goes on and on.
Those with the patience to cellar this wine will be rewarded; decanting is recommended in its
youth. Particularly nice pairings include a seared New York strip with a Cabernet reduction
sauce, and a Kobe beef burger with crumbled artisanal blue cheese.
Merryvale Vineyards is a family-owned Napa Valley winery dedicated to passionate winemaking and the fine art of living well. For the past 25 years Merryvale has been turning exceptional Napa Valley grapes into world class wine. Merryvale is world renowned for rich, powerful Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay, the iconic Bordeaux-style red blend, Profile, and our everyday drinking, fruit driven brand, Starmont. Merryvale's historic building was the first winery built in the Napa Valley after... View More