Vineyards is a small, family-owned winery located
in the heart of the Napa Valley. They have
been growing in Rutherford since 1972 and produced
their first wine in 1981. The family believes strongly
in dry farming, thus creating a wine that is big,
and reflects the terroir of Rutherford.
only one Merlot clone grown in the two clay parcels
found on the property, Bordeaux-trained winemaker
and viticulturist Philippe Langner makes
this estate wine in the
true style of the
legendary Merlots from the Right Bank of Bordeaux.
bodied and full flavored, with great up front fruit
and a bit of
the spice that makes it a Merlot, this beautiful wine
pairs especially well with lamb.