The story of la merika is based around an alleged voyage that henry sinclair made from scotland to present- day america in the early 1400s, almost 100 years before columbus made his voyage in 1492. theorists speculate that sinclair discovered a royal archive under the temple mount in jerusalem, stating that phoenicians from tyre, voyaged to a western continent following a star called la merika. According to some, the templars learned that in order to reach present-day America, they had to follow a star by the same name, which became the origin of the name america.
Settle in with aromas of black cherry, blackberry, brown spices, coco powder and graphite. Flavors of blackberry compote meld together with wild spices and a hint of coco powder. Dark, dense and ripe but not jammy, La Merika Cab boasts a plush tannin structure with a generous finish.
A standard-grade Chardonnay with reasonable fruit and modest oak, a perfectly acceptable everyday/party wine that will excite no one but offend none, either. Mild citrus and a touch of tropical character add at least some nuance.