WineGlass Marketing

WARNING: Drinking distilled spirits, beer, coolers, wine and other alcoholic beverages may increase cancer risk, and, during pregnancy, can cause birth defects.  For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/alcohol.

Merlot 2014 Big Ben Gold Collection

Merlot 2014 Big Ben Gold Collection
Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
100% Merlot
Appellation
Santa Ynez Valley
Harvest Date
10-09-14
Acid
0.58 g/100ml
pH
3.59
Aging
Aged for 18 months in French oak, the ten best barrels were selected for this blend.
Fermentation
Crushed into small open top fermenters and cold-soaked for two days, the must was inoculated and fermented on the skins for two weeks to develop full rich flavor and structure.
Bottling Date
4/16/2016
Alcohol %
16.2
In Stock
Add To Cart
$50.00
 
SKU: R14MEG2
Named in honor of the majestic oak tree at the side of our Merlot block, this "Big Ben" Merlot has a wonderful depth of flavor with rich cherry, plum, and cocoa characteristics.
Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
100% Merlot
Appellation
Santa Ynez Valley
Harvest Date
10-09-14
Acid
0.58 g/100ml
pH
3.59
Aging
Aged for 18 months in French oak, the ten best barrels were selected for this blend.
Fermentation
Crushed into small open top fermenters and cold-soaked for two days, the must was inoculated and fermented on the skins for two weeks to develop full rich flavor and structure.
Bottling Date
4/16/2016
Alcohol %
16.2
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
The Merlot grapes from our estate vineyard typically exhibit very rich cherry and plum flavors. Our “Big Ben” Merlot is made from a special lot which we allowed to achieve very full ripeness on the vine before harvesting, resulting in a wine of wonderfully lush and concentrated flavor.
Production Notes
249 Cases
Winemaker Notes
Color is a dark ruby with aromas of dark cherry and plum, with overtones of vanilla. The Palate is rich cherry flavor, lush mouthfeel, smoothly integrated tannins, long finish.
Food Pairing Notes
Pairs with hanger steak, camembert, and roast rack of lamb.
Product Reviews
Add A Product Review
E-Mail me when someone reviews this product
Leave this field blank: