||93 points- Wine Enthusiast, 93 points - GOLD MEDAL from the Beverage Testing Institute. 100% Merlot - not blended! This much sought after varietal does very well, year after year, on our gentle sloping vineyards. With deep amethyst hues, medium-body and opulent red berry fruit flavors this wine was aged for 20 months in new French oak barrels . Barrel aging allowed this wine to integrate its red berry flavor characteristics into an elegant food-friendly wine.
|Grapes:||100% Jarvis Estate |
|Harvest Dates:||September 8th - October 2nd, 2008|
|Varietal Composition:||100% Merlot|
|Barrel Aging:||20 months|
100% New French Haute Futaie Oak
|Fining & Filtration:||unfined|
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