Awarded a Gold Medal at the 2021 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition!We are thrilled to have a 100% Merlot to offer you! The 2018 Merlot is 100% estate-grown and bottled on our Nagengast Estate Vineyard in San Miguel, and was aged in French oak for 18 months. You'll smell aromas of red fruits, plum and cherries with notes of mocha, leather and vanilla spice. Enjoy succulent and juicy flavors of red cherry fruit with a full, rich mouthfeel. This wine has good structure with fine tannins for balance. Enjoy now and through 2028. Only 120 cases produced.