Farallon North Coast Merlot 1998

Merlot from North Coast, California

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Item No. 24432
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

The 1998 Farallon Merlot is harvested from vineyards in the noted appellations of Russian River, Dry Creek, and Sonoma Valley. This Merlot is rich and full bodied with ripe cherry and blackberry fruit aromas, herbaceous notes with dense chocolate and roasted coffee flavors. Subtle oak accents, good structure and fruit allow this wine to be enjoyed now and will continue to improve over the next two to five years.

Learn About North Coast

Beyond Napa and Sonoma in the north you find a couple of other counties producing great wine. Among these are Mendocino and Lake County. The northernmost California winegrowing regions, these two counties are right above Napa and Sonoma, geographically. Yet, wine-wise they are very different - both from their southern neighbors and from each other. Notable Facts Mendocino...

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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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