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L U N A Merlot, Napa

Regular price $25.00 Sale

WHY WE LOVE IT:

  • Found a Merlot that is classic and not a jam bomb
  • This is amazing wine at a very fair price!
  • Merlot 90%, Petite Sirah 5%, Malbec 5%

 WINEMAKER: Shawna Miller, Alumni of Beaulieu and Rombauer, Philippe Melka and Moone-Tsai..

AVA DESIGNATED: Rutherford and Oakville, Napa Valley

WHAT WE TASTED: The raspberry flavor on the nose continues through the palate along with notes of light chocolate and black tea. The bright acidity of pomegranate combined with a hint of dark cocoa are balanced with the fine-grained tannins and Madagascar vanilla.

WHAT WE PAIRED:

  • BBQ pork ribs, summer corn, salad
  • Grilled salmon filet, sauce provincial, lemon rice
  • Baked chicken breast with assorted mushrooms

TECHNICAL:

  • Aged 15 months, French oak 
  • Unfined and unfiltered