A California appellation offering from an iconic Napa Valley producer that reflects the winery’s deep roots and pioneering spirit in California winemaking. This collection offers a diverse selection of wines that showcase California’s vineyard bounty.
The R Collection Merlot opens with alluring aromas of baked plums and delicate floral notes of Violet. In the glass, this plush Merlot offers flavors of Bing cherries and hints of earthiness with well structured tannins and a long, satisfying finish.
R Collection by Raymond reflects our winery’s deep roots and pioneering spirit in California winemaking with a diverse collection of wines showcasing California’s vineyard bounty. The Lot No. 3 designation refers to the winemaking team of Stephanie Putnam, Kathy George and Jean-Charles Boisset who artfully crafted this wine from select lots of California Merlot.
Our R Collection Merlot fills the mouth with smooth cherry, raspberry and plum flavors that effortlessly meld with hints of earth and spice and ultimately culminate in a toasty vanilla finish. Full-bodied, yet approachable, the wine displays a good balance of acidity and tannins and would pair deliciously with grilled lamb chops.