Merryvale Profile 2016 - 750ml

$ 180.00

96 Points Jeb Dunnuck

The flagship release, the 2016 Profile is 92% Cabernet Sauvignon and 8% Petit Verdot all from a single vineyard in the Conn Valley. Aged over two years in 75% new French oak, its deep, saturated purple color gives way to a savory, meaty wine that has loads of red and black currants, toasted spice, baking chocolate, and subtle iron and marine-like nuances. Beautifully textured, concentrated, medium to full-bodied, and balanced, it's another rock-solid 2016 that has plenty to love.

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Our Profile proprietary red blend showcases the very best fruit from each harvest, sourced exclusively from our gorgeous hillside estate vineyard located east of St. Helena. Overlooking the Napa Valley, the Profile Estate Vineyard lies on an eastern ridge at almost one thousand feet of elevation. Planted in 1997 by David Abreu, Michel Rolland and then winemaker Bob Levy, the 25-acre vineyard is comprised of four different clones of Cabernet Sauvignon, along with two acres of Petit Verdot and one acre of Cabernet Franc. The steep slopes, rocky soils and volcanic ash bedrock make it a very challenging site to farm, yet this vineyard consistently delivers grapes that stand out for their plush fruit character, complexity and silky tannin.

The grapes were hand-harvested at night in order to get the fruit into the cellar by very early morning and at its freshest. Each block was slowly harvested and the Petit Verdot was co-fermented with the Cabernet Sauvignon to integrate as early as possible. Native fermentation began after a 5-day cold soak and reached a peak temperature of 85°F. Fermentation lasted from 18 to 28 days. The wines were then drained to barrels where malolactic fermentation occurred. We aged the wine for 26 months in 75% new French oak barrels from Tronçais in the center of France. The wine was bottled without fining or filtration.

Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Napa Valley
Ratings 96 JD, 95 WA
Varietal(s) 92% Cabernet Sauvignon
8% Petit Verdot
Color Red
ABV 14.7%
Vintage 2016
Size 750ml
Closure Cork

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Shipping wine around the country is very expensive. We charge about a third less than what it actually costs us. If you need to return your order (or if the wine gets returned back to us because you were unable to receive it after 3 attempts and you didn't email us to make other arrangements), we need to collect a return shipping fee that is up to double the amount of the shipping you paid. Upon receiving the wine back we will refund for the wine minus the initial shipping cost. In the event that we make a mistake we work with you to fix whatever went wrong at no additional cost to you.  

Please contact info@craftcurd.com with any additional questions.

Adult signature will be required at time of delivery.

By placing an order through our website you are affirming that you are at least 21 years of age and that someone 21 and over will sign for the package.

We ship FedEx to all states that we can ship to except for: PA, NJ, TX, VT & MI. 

TX, NJ & MI please allow additional time to receive deliveries as we need to use a smaller shipping carrier to those 2 states.

If you specify we can ship to a FedEx location to be held for pickup at no additional charge (except for PA, NJ, TX, VT, LA). You can search for the nearest FedEx location (no drop boxes) by clicking here and use that as your shipping address. Most Walgreens locations will now hold wine orders for you (state of LA excluded). They will come up in the search results at www.fedex.com/locate/ if that service is available to you. 

General Shipping Policies:

It is ideal for the package to be received on the first delivery attempt especially when the weather is warm or extremely cold. We cannot ship to PO Boxes.

 

“All alcoholic beverages purchased from this site are sold in the

state of Florida and title passes to the buyer in Florida. Craft &
Curd makes no representation to the legal rights of anyone to ship or
import alcoholic beverages into any state outside of Florida. The
buyer is solely responsible for the shipment of alcoholic beverage
products. By placing an order with Craft & Curd, buyer authorizes
Craft & Curd to act on buyer’s behalf to engage a common carrier to
deliver buyer’s order.”

Return Policy:

Shipping wine around the country is very expensive. We charge about a third less than what it actually costs us. If you need to return your order (or if the wine gets returned back to us because you were unable to receive it after 3 attempts and you didn't email us to make other arrangements), we need to collect a return shipping fee that is up to double the amount of the shipping you paid. Upon receiving the wine back we will refund for the wine minus the initial shipping cost. In the event that we make a mistake we work with you to fix whatever went wrong at no additional cost to you.  

Please contact info@craftcurd.com with any additional questions.

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