2017 Merlot, St. Helena
Greeted by a bouquet that intertwines ripe red plums, black cherries, and a subtle hint of tobacco, this Merlot sets the stage for a sensory journey. The palate unfolds with sophistication, revealing layers of dark fruit, velvety blackberries, and a touch of mocha, all harmonized by nuances of cedar and a whisper of dried herbs. The structured tannins provide a solid framework, while the well-integrated oak adds depth and complexity. This Merlot from 2017 is a testament to the vintage's finesse, leaving a lasting impression with its lingering finish. An exquisite expression of the terroir, this wine invites you to savor the timeless allure of St. Helena.