Robert Sinskey Merlot 1999

Merlot from Carneros, California

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Item No. 47404
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

All I want is a good glass of Merlot. One with character... style... a sense of place. Thats not too much to ask for, is it? RSVs Los Carneros of Napa Valley Merlot is a wine with a sense of place. The Carneros region is perfect for the early ripening Merlot grape. Long growing season. Warm days. Cool evenings. Perfect conditions to allow the Merlot grape to achieve optimal ripeness while maintaining mouth watering acidity. The Carneros climate helps the wine to develop rich flavors of bing cherry and blackberry with a touch of dried herb complexity and a texture that envelopes ones tongue. Perfect for full flavored cuisine.

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With a humble beginning of just 15 acres of vineyard land in the early eighties, RSV"s has grown to just under 200 acres of prime vineyard in five Carneros locations and a small 4.8 acre estate vineyard next to the winery in the Stags Leap District. The wines are 100% estate-produced. Rob Sinskey, Winemaker Jeff Virnig, and Vineyard Manager Kirk Grace, have created unique methods...

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Learn About Carneros

Technically a part of Napa Valley, the Carneros region straddles both Sonoma & Napa counties. It's the Napa region closest to the San Francisco peninsula and the San Pablo Bay, which is instrumental in controlling the climate of the area. The winds from the San Pablo bay create a cool weather pattern ideal for growing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Notable Facts Both Chardonnay...

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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