first winery built in Napa Valley following the repeal
of Prohibition, Merryvale is located in the heart of
America's premier wine region.
blend is 79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Merlot, 3% Petit
Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc. The fruit
was hand-picked and triple-sorted before undergoing extended
for increased flavor
and color. The wine was then aged for 25 months in
70% new French oak, with minimal handling.
purple in color, with aromas of violets and cassis
cedar and vanilla. The mouthfeel is focused with fine
and a long finish.
This big Cab will improve for the next 10 years
and hold for many after with proper cellaring.
in its youth, or pair with a prime
ribeye steak hot off the grill.