A deep garnet in color. Enticing aromas of red cherry and bramble fruit greet you on the nose. Tasty red berry and ripe cherry fruit are accented by hints of spice and vanilla from nicely integrated oak.
With its maritime influence, California's Central Coast region has an extended growing season that yields wines with full flavor development and great acid balance. The longer hangtime is perfect for crafting Merlot wines with full, fruit-forward flavors and ideal acidity. Traditional, minimalistic winemaking techniques result in a wine that allows classic varietal characteristics and true California terroir to shine through in every glass.