The 2016 g3 Merlot offers a velvety texture and an expressive bouquet displaying notes of ripe, red fruits along with hints of cedar and spice. Intense flavors of cherry, strawberry, and raspberry are accented by mocha and cassis supported by a firm structure. The long, powerful finish showcases the beautiful, clean fruit flavors reinforced by polished, yet assertive, tannins.
“The Die is Cast,” reads the blade of the fallen Goddess Medusa. The game is on and Merlot is back! Sporting black cherry, dark berry, malt chocolate with nuanced French Oak notes of vanilla and mocha. Elegant and refined on the palate with plenty of dark fruit leading into a silky, soft finish.
Educated Guess Napa Valley Merlot comes from top vineyards in Yountville and Oak Knoll. A significant portion of this wine was barrel fermented which adds great texture, complexity, and weight to the wine. Flavors of dark plum, wild berries, cassis and chocolate are well integrated with French oak. If you enjoy our Cabernet Sauvignon, you are going to love our Merlot!
This fruit-forward Columbia Valley Merlot offers classic flavors and aromas of black cherry, chocolate and bramble fruits. Rich tannins support the mid palate which is chock-full of spice and floral components from the Cabernet Franc. Sourced primarily from Candy Mountain Vineyard, this wine has bright acidity and structure that gives this Merlot a punch above its weight class. Aged 18 months in 70% neutral, 30% new oak barrels.
Fresh, rich, lush fruit flavors characterize the 2016 Stonecap Merlot. Our Merlot is aromatically expressive with notes of strawberry, cherry, toffee, and hints of cardamom, thyme, and vanilla. A smooth, medium body revolves around bright flavors of pomegranate, strawberry, and raspberry that evolve into a full, evolving finish with notes of mocha and coffee.