Ghost Pines Merlot 750mlStore Pickup, Free Local Delivery $20 Min, Shipping Available
A blend of fruit from Sonoma and Napa, our Merlot is layered with flavors of dark berries, licorice and espresso alongside lots of richness, full-bodied structure, and desirable length. In addition to these flavors, you’ll taste hints of cigar paper, cocoa, caramel and nutmeg wrapped around a remarkably smooth mid-palate full of velvety texture and depth. On the long finish, you’ll find suggestions of toasty oak, mouth-filling black fruit, and cola framed by plush tannins.
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Ghost Pines knows no boundaries. Without the restriction of traditional winegrowing boundaries, we source grapes for Ghost Pines wines solely for quality and flavor from wherever we find the best fruit. Though sourcing changes from year to year, this philosophy delivers wines of consistent quality with a distinct combination of richness, smoothness and balance that could never be mistaken for ordinary. Named for the indigenous Gray Pines dotting Northern California’s hillsides, Ghost Pines embodies the progressive spirit of California winemaking and inspires a sense of individuality.
86% Sonoma County
14% Napa County
Working without sourcing constraints, our winemakers selected Merlot clusters contributing layered flavors of dark berries, licorice and espresso alongside lots of richness, full-bodied structure, and desirable length. In addition to these flavors, you’ll taste hints of cigar paper, cocoa, caramel and nutmeg wrapped around a remarkably smooth mid-palate full of velvety texture and depth. On the long finish,
Each lot of our Ghost Pines Merlot was fermented under a unique set of conditions designed to showcase the fruit’s outstanding quality. Some lots were cold soaked to amplify their fresh fruit flavors, while others were fermented at higher temperatures to encourage depth of structure and denser, jammier flavor characteristics in the finished wine. To ensure balance, lots with ripe seeds and soft skin tannins
Varietal Content: 94% Merlot, 6%Petite Sirah
2015 – 90 Points: The Tasting Panel, October 2015 – 2013 Vintage
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