Merlotted in Mobile

Merlot2This much maligned grape is finally making a comeback as winemakers (and wine drinkers!) rediscover the beauty of this fruit-driven, approachable red. This Tuesday Tasting we feature 3 elegant West Coast Merlots that will wow both your tastebuds and your pocketbook. Featuring:

  • Ferrari-Carano Merlot, California – This velvety Sonoma County wine has complex flavours of blackberries, red cherries, black tea, cedar, and a touch of tobacco, with a long, clean mineral filled finish. $21 btl, $9 btg
  • Seven Falls Merlot, Washington – We’ve long been a fan of this Washington State’s reds and this Merlot is another beautiful example: rich and inky tasting of black cherry, raspberry and plum and aged for 18 months in French oak to add notes of spice, coffee and chocolate. $15 btl, $7 btg
  • Swanson Merlot, California – This Napa Merlot has been wowing critics for its expressive fruit flavors of plum, cherry and pomegranate balanced by dried herbs and a touch of cedar to create a layered, elegant red that will age will for years. $28 btl, $10 btg

Tasting: $13

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