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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Frog's Leap Winery

Region:

California

Appellation:

Rutherford

Grape Variety:

Merlot

Merlot, 2018

12x75cl £320.00

10 cases, 1 bottle £26.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

A great Frog’s Leap wine and one that is given the utmost care and attention by John Williams’ team. Merlot is a variety that loves the cool, vigour reducing qualities of clay (as one or two top Merlot based Pomerols prove beyond doubt) and the Frog’s Leap Merlot vines are exclusively planted to Rutherford’s few pockets of clay rich soils. At once subtle and vibrant, swathes of fragrant red fruit, plum, licorice and fine spice convey Merlot’s great charm while remaining light on their feet. A vitality pervades the palate, with a lifted pure acidity that illuminates the pure fruit, accented by notes of mint and mocha. Silky, graceful and harmonious, this is a Merlot of unadorned charm and great natural balance. Approachable out of the blocks, but sure to be knockout after a decade…

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