Estate Reserve Merlot

Estate Reserve Merlot (2000)

Elegant & subtle with dark fruit aromas of ripe plums & layers of leather & black olives. The mouth-feel is robust, balanced by smoky characters & fine oak, making this a traditional Merlot. The finish is long complete with firm tannins, coated with ripe skin character.
35.00/bottle
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Estate Reserve Merlot

Specifications - Estate Reserve Merlot (2000)

Name:
Estate Reserve Merlot
Vintage:
2000
Bottle Size:
750ml
Alcohol:
13%
Specs:
The grapes were crushed, followed by a 4-day cold soak at 50F. Fermentation occurred for 3 weeks with peak temperatures up to 88F. To extract the most flavors & color, the juice was gently pumped over 3 times a day. Maceration (skin contact) lasted for a total of 28 days before the grapes were gently pressed. The wine was racked a total of 5 times during barrel aging.
Estate Reserve Merlot

Pairing - Estate Reserve Merlot (2000)

Let it breathe! This wine develops the most wonderful aromas if you decant it. Great with any meat dish like filet mignon & wild mushrooms.