Cost: $25.95 (Cayman Islands) Grape Variety: Merlot Category: Red Wine Location Bought: Jacques Scott Country: United States Region: Carneros Format: 750 mL Producer: Cuvaison Estate Winery Alcohol: 14.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium+ ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
Positives: It’s been a long time since I had a Merlot that I really like. This easy drinking wine features light cedar, boysenberry, mulberry, mocha, lavender, plum, dark cherry, tarragon and woodsmoke. Medium+ body, medium tannins, good acidity, fairly long length and the alcohol is well integrated.
Drink now on its own or pair cheese plate featuring pepper brie & manchego.
Tasted: 11 Jan 13
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9+/10, Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+