Swanson Merlot Napa Valley 2018 - 750ml

$ 32.00


The farming at Swanson uses the quad trellising to protect the grapes from too much sun exposure allowing for a long hang time with plenty of time for the grapes to ripen to their full potential. Cool hand-harvested Merlot, brought in at night was followed by prolonged pre-fermentation cold maceration, which allowed easy extraction of color and flavor compounds from the grape skins during fermentation. Extraction was individually tailored by wine lot, with the wines receiving on average one month on the skins to optimize aromatics and charm yet fully extract and develop tannins.

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Swanson's Tasting Notes

Subtle nose of red fruits, a hint of milk chocolate and a touch of parsley. On the palate intense plums, strawberries and briar rush across the palate. As the wine opens up, blueberry notes become evident. The tight acidity helps maintain the structure of the wines which balanced against moderate tannins drive the finish. Pure, well rounded and delicious.  
- Robin Akhurst, Winemaker 

Country United States
Region California
Sub-Region Napa Valley
Ratings
Varietal(s) Merlot
Color Red
ABV 14.6%
Vintage 2018
Size 750mL
Closure Cork

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