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Merlot 2012

$42.00 per Bottle
 
Vintage 2012
Wine Style Medium Red Wine
Varietal Merlot
Appellation Leelanau Peninsula
Harvest Date October 15, 2012
Sugar 25.5 Brix at harvest
PH 3.45 at harvest
Aging 31 months
Barrel Aging
19 Months in French Oak barrels.
Residual Sugar 0
Alcohol % 14%
Size 750 ml

Tasting Notes

Aromas of plum, black cherry and dark cocoa with flavors of raspberry and chocolate and tannins that coat the palate. Nice soft lingering dry finish.

Vineyard Designation

Amore Road Vineyard

Vineyard Notes

100% hand-harvested. Clones 3, 314 / 25, 348 / 20 and 181 / 15 all on 101-14 Rootstock

Production Notes

182 Cases Produced - May 2014

Winemaker Notes

Radoux barrels - 1/2 Appalachian, 1/2 French Oak Medium Plus Staves No Toasted Heads Medium Grain

Food Pairings

Pairs well with grilled meats (including less- fatty steaks like a New York Strip steak), roast chicken, most pork dishes and spaghetti and meatballs.

Medals

Gold Medal - San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition