Appreciating the luscious nature of the Merlot grape, Parducci selects individually-vinified small lots of premium varietal Merlot grapes to blend a wine of lush, charming character and supple flavors.
This Merlot has rich flavors of black cherries and plums followed by a tea-leaf spiciness adding savor and zest. This dry red is a fine match for herbroasted chicken with plum sauce, grilled beef on arugula or smoky chili.
Sixteen year-old Adolph Parducci arrived in Northern California with his parents in 1912. The new immigrant family settled in Mendocino County an area that resembled their native Tuscany. Even today, the geography and climate of Mendocino County are similar to Northern Italy. The County's hillside vineyards provide plenty of exposure to ripen hearty red grape varieties, while deep river valleys with good drainage support flavor-packed white grapes. Adolph purchased his first vineyard in 1921, just... View More