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USA, Merlot, Estancia, Central Coast, Keyes Canyon Ranches, 2007


N/ Heavy, but warm oaks. Vanilla. Ripe berries. Delicious. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Sweet woods. Blackberries. Dusty plums. Slightly chalky, and thankfully only has just a hint of that off-clean, fuzzy, signature of lesser Merlots.  Fine winemaking for such a bargain Merlot! Retail $8-$13 Note: 48 hours of vacc-vin / refrigeration, and she held up beautifully. Lost […]

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