The 2012 growing season was near perfect, with ideal spring budbreak and warm, steady days balanced by cool nights. The steady weather continued into the fall, resulting in optimal ripening conditions at harvest. La Jota's 2012 Merlot has deep-black-cherry andmilk-chocolate character accented with intriguing hints of rosemary. The complex aromas and flavors carry over a lush middleand through the long, satisfying finish.
There are 645 cases of the dark purple-colored 2012 Merlot (100% Merlot), which offers up sumptuous notes of mocha, espresso, chocolate, black cherries and blackberries. This plump, sexy, fleshy, succulent, full-bodied Merlot is already complex and delicious.