The 2009 Merlot is hand-harvested fruit from our Veramonte Estate vineyard hillside plantings in Casablanca. We implement aggressive canopy management, that results in ripe and polished fruit with a long finish.
Fresh and direct, with a beam of damson plum, cherry and light toasty vanilla. Shows nice focus on the finish. Drink now. 35,000 cases made.
Medium purple color; earth notes, dark fruit aromas; savory fruit, ripe, drink now – 5 years
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The coastal mountain ranges surrounding the Casablanca estate create a unique terroir with a diversity of microclimates. The valley floor's cool climate is reminiscent of Carneros and ideal for growing premium Chardonnay. The foothills are warmer, akin to the more Northern reaches of... View More