Red Wines    Merlot    Central Coast    California   
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Date Printed: 9/18/2014
Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Blue Label Merlot 1998
Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Blue Label Merlot 1998
(search item no. 8613)

PRICE ON 9/18/2014: $16.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The aromatics of our Merlot are right where we want them: forward and engaging. There are great aromas of blueberries, cherries and red licorice that are typical of the variety. The palate is pure, dense red fruits, raspberries and blueberries, as well as stylish flavors of spice and toasty French oak. The wine has a very soft, elegant structure with supple tannins that support the lengthy finish.
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About Francis Ford Coppola Winery:

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, re-opened in July 2010, is the latest venture from Francis Ford Coppola, whose passion for wine, food and adventure is nowhere more evident than in this new production – a winery resort located in the heart of Alexander Valley, California. Among the many attractions at the property, Francis Ford Coppola Winery features a wine tasting bar, two restaurants, swimming pools, a movie gallery, a performing arts pavilion and a park area with game tables and bocce courts.

Francis puts it best, saying the winery is meant to be "a wine wonderland, a park of pleasure where people of all ages can enjoy all the best things in life – food, wine, music, dancing, games, swimming and performances of all types. A place to celebrate the love of life."