2019 Abbott Merlot

$28.00

Overview

Not your typical Merlot when grown at extreme altitudes like ours. Surprisingly versatile food wine. Enchanting.

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Suggested Aromas: This wine shows dark berry, nutty notes, floral aspects with a bit of dried fruit, a hint of spice, supple acidity & velvety tannins on the palate.

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Winemaker Specs

Blend: 75% Abbott Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Syrah

Fermentation: Cool, ten-day fermentation

 

Time aging in oak: 12 months, French Oak

 

Finish Alcohol: 13.5 %

 

Acid/pH: 3.25 pH

 

Production: 100 cases

 

Best time to drink:  Drinking beautifully now, and will continue to through 8-10 years from the vintage date.

 

Vineyard: Abbott Vineyard

 

Elevation: 5,500 ft

 

Exposure: Flat, good exposure

 

Soil: Sandy loam, rocky

Recipes & Pairings

FOOD PAIRING: Try this with Mole sauce, pepper steak or herb roasted potatoes.

Recipe

Awards & Recognition

SILVER MEDAL AWARDED from San Francisco Chronicle International Wine Competition.

2019 Abbott Merlot