Aquinas Merlot 2009 Front Label
Aquinas Merlot 2009 Front Label

Aquinas Merlot 2009

    750ML / 13.9% ABV
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    750ML / 13.9% ABV

    Winemaker Notes

    Rich Bing cherry and ripe strawberry aromas are dense and juicy, with secondary aromas of tobacco and cedar on the nose. Dark chocolate and rich berry avors—blackberry and marionberry pie—are juicy and full, and last through the silky mid-palate. The opulent fruit avors are well-balanced by chalky minerality and bold, round tannins, creating excellent structure. A dash of Syrah adds further complexity, contributing ripe pomegranate flavor and a touch of earthiness. Finishing with bright cherry notes on the supple finish, this big Merlot will please Merlot and Cabernet lovers alike.

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    Aquinas, California
    Aquinaswines are named for St. Thomas Aquinas, the seminal 13th century Italian priest, theologian and philosopher who dedicated his life to reconciling reason and faith. Just as he challenged the assumptions of his world, we are challenging the assumptions within ours.

    Aquinas wines are born from our belief that sophisticated, luxurious wines from pre-eminent appellations should be within the reach of all. We meticulously scour Napa Valley, leveraging generations of deep relationships to find the perfect fruit. Then, we pull upon decades of award-winning winemaking—itself an inherent blend of science and mysticism—to create wines that transcend their temporal origins.

    Despite their accessibility, or perhaps because of it, Aquinas wines have been well-received by critics across the country. A string of gold and silver medals has served to further underscore the faith we hold in our founding convictions.

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    As Napa Valley’s third most planted grape, Napa Valley Merlot shows time and time again its potential to produce exceptional results. Napa’s vaunted combination of climate, soil and the human factor of winemaking expertise lead to big, ripe, cellar-worthy and world-class versions.

    Whether made by itself in single varietal bottlings or as an important role in Bordeaux Blends, Merlot continues a prominent role in this famous region. While Cabernet typically takes the lead role, Merlot’s contribution—even at 10% to 20% or so—is significant indeed. Often described as “the flesh on Cabernet’s bones,” Merlot lends a soft, round and plush character that beautifully complements Cabernet’s linear, full-throttle structure. Its flavors of plums plus subtle herbs and mint also dovetail nicely with Cabernet’s blackberry and cassis.

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    NDF801024_2009 Item# 125536

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