Known for breathtaking landscapes and legendary growing conditions, the renowned vineyards of Napa, Sonoma, and Central Coast are home to some of the finest wines in the world. This robust merlot from Hamilton reflects the spirit of the region and is sure to delight even the most discerning wine connoisseur. Complementing the wine is a gourmet selection of savories, including Wine Flavored Cheese Spread, Sunderland Estates Piquillo Pepper Bruschetta and delicious Elki Sesame Water Crackers. Arrives in a sturdy, artfully designed hand-woven wicker market basket with faux leather handles.
Aromas of bright red cherries and berries are supported by sweet spice and spring blossoms, mostly violets. Red cherry, red plum, and red raspberry flavors precede baking spice and cocoa. The acidity is fresh and lively, promising several years of pleasurable drinking. This is an excellent example of how elegant a California Merlot can be.