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2017 Merlot

2017 Merlot
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NEW RELEASE—Classic old-world style, the 2017 Merlot is medium to full bodied with beautiful notes of red raspberry and cranberry on the palate and fine tannins on the mid palate through to the finish. With bright and vibrant flavors, this wine will only improve with age!

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Merlot
Appellation
North Fork of Long Island
Acid
6.17 g/L
pH
3.55
Aging
Hungarian Oak, 8 months
Fermentation
Open Top Tanks
Bottling Date
6/20/18
Residual Sugar
0g
Alcohol %
13.3
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Classic old-world style, the 2017 Merlot is medium to full bodied with beautiful blueberry, maraschino cherry and tea leaf aromas on the nose mingled with a hint of mint. On the palate notes of red raspberry and cranberry with fine tannins on the mid palate through the finish.
Production Notes
The fruit spent 3 weeks in contact with skins using the punchdown method to extract color and tannins. The blend is comprised of 75% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc fermented and aged separately and blended before bottling. The wine was aged for 8 months in medium plus toast Hungarian Oak.
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