California Collection: Merlot


The Paris Valley Road Merlot has aromas of black cherry, plum, and blueberry, accentuated by lingering hints of vanilla and spice. On the palate, ripe fruit, dry herbs, and cocoa flavors are complemented by velvety soft tannins, well-balanced acidity, and an elegant finish.

Winemaker Notes
Sourced primarily from our Chalk Knoll Vineyard in southern Monterrey County this wine is aged for 18 months in 20% new oak. A blend of Merlot and a splash of Petite Sirah, this wine proves that Merlot is still a delicious varietal.

Technical Info

Vintage: 2015
Varietal: Merlot
Acid: .65g
pH: 3.68
Aging: Enjoy now or cellar through 2022
Fermentation: 100% Malolactic Fermentation
Residual Sugar: .07
Alcohol %: 14.9

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