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60 North Merlot 2013

    750ML / 13.7% ABV
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    750ML / 13.7% ABV

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    A delicious Merlot blend offers a smattering of juicy blackberry and earthy spice notes, a supple and rounded mouthfeel, all leading to long, lush linger.

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    60 North, California
    The name 60 North refers to the latitude which dissects Alaska – the place where Megan Mason and her daughter Olivia discovered an edible cloudberry native to the Arctic. 60 North was inspired by the berry and the experience. The grapes are sourced from 4th generation growers in the Sacramento Delta and Lodi regions of California. Randy produced 60 North using a minimalist approach, allowing the fruit to express itself and contribute to the finish.
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    Today the fourth most widely planted red variety in the state, Merlot has much to offer. While it bears similarities to Cabernet Sauvignon (its half-sibling), it tends to be lower in both acidity and tannins, giving Merlot wines a mouthfeel that is often perceived as soft, round and plush. These qualities make it an ideal blending partner for Cabernet, the two complementing each other throughout.

    Merlot arrived relatively late to the California wine scene. It wasn’t until the 1970’s when producers like Louis Martini, Sterling and Matanzas Creek—influenced by European Merlot blends—began crafting single varietal versions. These trend-setting bottles opened the eyes of others in the California wine scene and spurred increased plantings. From there, the variety’s lush drinkability led to a surge in popularity, then overplanting (some of it on unsuitable sites) and finally a backlash that was turbo-charged by the infamous 2004 film, Sideways. What most viewers didn't realize was that, as much as Miles derided the variety, the prized wine of his collection—a 1961 Château Cheval Blanc—is made from a blend of Merlot with Cabernet Franc.

    Fine examples of California Merlot—either as a single varietal wine or as part of a blend—can be found from Napa Valley, Sonoma County, the Central Coast and most regions around the state. Merlot wines offer a ripe, sensual mouthful of plummy fruit, suggestions of mint, herbs and vanilla, all carried along by an approachable structure and often, a great potential for improving with age.

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    MSW30145649_2013 Item# 157887

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