Wild Horse Merlot 2003

Merlot from Central Coast, California

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Winemaker's Notes

Extremely fruity aromas of ripe berries and plums are combined with barrel toast when first poured. Complex flavors of mulberry, cherry, mocha and sweet oak are held up by bright acidity and moderate tannins with a clean finish.

SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS: This elegant wine can be paired with a wide range of cuisine and shows particularly well with grilled and lightly smoked foods, Mediterranean foods and pasta that has roasted tomatoes, vegetables and sweet peppers.

ALCOHOL: 13.8%

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Located south of Paso Robles in Templeton, California, Wild Horse Winery was founded in 1983 by Ken Volk. Wild Horse Winery was named for the wild mustangs that roamed the hills east of the vineyard estate. These mavericks suggest a free, noble spirit and are the ideal symbol for the Wild Horse Winery commitment to spirited winemaking. The vineyard and winery location was selected...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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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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