Merlot 2014

Merlot 2014
$24.00

Winemaker Notes

New Release

This complex, medium bodied wine was assembled from our best barrels of Merlot. Aromas of blackberries, olives and savory herbs revolve around flavors of cherry, truffle and chocolate.

Technical Notes

Fruit Source:  Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards
 
Appellation:  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon
 
Harvest Date:  22 September, 4 October 2014
 
At harvest:  Sugar; 23.4° Brix, pH; 3.57, TA; 4.8 grams/liter
 
At bottling:  Sugar; Nil 
 
Cork:  Diam 10
 
Cooperage:  French (78%), American (22%), 11% new, 39% 2 yo, 50% neutral
 
Bottling date:  30 June 2016 
 
Alcohol:  13.8% by volume
 
Case Production:  397 (750 mL)