Blend: 86% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Syrah
With the exceptional fruit of the 2004 growing season, this Merlot is enticing. It has appealing aromas of blackberry, toasty oak and a hint of spice. The wine is inherently soft and delivers silky flavors of berry, fig, cocoa and plum. With ample fruit, good weight in the mid-palate and velvety tannins, this beautifully balanced wine is ready to enjoy now, but with aging potential to 2010.