Blackstone Merlot is produced from vineyards located throughout California's finest grape growing regions. At Blackstone, we believe that each appellation contributes unique flavor and structure from the area's soil and climatic conditions. After harvesting the grapes, each vineyard lot is carefully developed to capture its distinctive flavors and aromatic qualities. The signature style of Blackstone is an integrated Merlot with rich fruit; surrounded by elegant creaminess, supple oak flavors and firm tannins. This Merlot is friendly, flavorful and balanced, encouraging the marriage between food and mine. Enjoy at home or in fine restaurants with a variety of flavorful cuisines. Alc 13.5% by vol.
Quite simply, Blackstone Merlot is what put our winery on the map, introducing consumers everywhere to the “Blackstone style”- rich fruit aromas, elegant creaminess, supple oak flavors and firm tannins. Blackstone Merlot is a perfect example of how each appellation contributes its own distinct personality to the final blend, creating a wine which is rich, elegant and full of luscious fruit flavors.
Rich fruit aromas, elegance, supple oak characters and soft tannins. With lifted dark cherry and berry aromas and a touch of spicy clove, this wine is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. The texture is ripe and soft in the mouth, with bright cherry fruit flavors and a soft, lingering finish.
Technical Data Varietal: 85% Merlot, 15% Syrah Release Date: December 15, 2001 Total Acidity: .57 pH: 3.65 Alcohol: 13.0