Our 2006 Merlot isn't shy, with its deep, dark garnet hue and abounding aromas of rich black
cherry, cassis and clove. Approachable, integrated tannins frame the generous dark fruit
flavors and coat the palate with soft velvet. The long, fruity finish, laced with autumn spices,
ends with a lively cranberry zing. "This is a very classy wine from a gorgeous vintage. Take
that, Miles!" laughs Winemaker Tom Rinaldi, with a reference to the film Sideways.