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Merlot 2020

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SKU: 20-008128

Smooth and fruit-forward, this Merlot features notes of cherries, plums, and mulberries. The soft, round texture of this medium-bodied wine makes it an excellent match with roasted chicken or a housemade pizza with a rich tomato sauce. 

Wine Specs
Vintage
2020
Varietal
Merlot
Appellation
BC VQA
Harvest Date
October 2020
Acid
6.5
pH
3.56
Aging
Optimal drinking for next 1 - 3 years. You can cellar wine till 2027.
Bottling Date
May 31, 2022
Residual Sugar
3.1
Alcohol %
13.3
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
A deep ruby red Merlot expressing notes of cherry, mulberry, plum with a hint of lavender. A medium bodied wine with lingering red berry flavour with a touch of vanilla that has a silky smooth finish.
Production Notes
100% Merlot
Winemaker Notes
Melrot grapes were hand harvested early October. Grape bunches were destemmed, crushed and left to cold soak for 3 days. The must was inoculated with a bordeaux yeast stain and allowed to ferment up to 24 degrees. Colour extractioin were done with pump overs every 4 hours. An additional 3 days of post maceration on skins for fine tannin extraction before pressing. Aged 15 months in 225 liter neutral oak barrels. 50% French oak and 50% American.
Food Pairing Notes
Pairs well with grilled or roast poultry dishes or a homemade pizza.
Production
200 cases

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