Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection Merlot 1997

Merlot from Central Coast, California

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Winemaker's Notes

The aromatics of the 1997 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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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...

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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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