Dark inky garnet colored, medium bodied, slightly forward cherry and dark berry fruits on the front palette fall off to a modest mid-palette, hints of spice and a layer of sweet oak on the moderate tannin finish. While not flawed, it lacks for a bit of body and depth of flavor. A bit obtuse, this wine may also settle and become a bit more approachable with some age.
Good merlot, especially for price. Always consistent. This is a big cab-lovers merlot and enjoys some time to open up with decanting. I find that many people are surprised this wine is a merlot, so fun to take to parties when many "don't like Merlot".
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