The 2001 vintage of Merlot is a broad, mouth-filling, full-bodied wine. Flavors of red currant, chocolate, earth and spice dominate the chewy palate.
The wine was bottled with neither fining nor filtration on May 7, 2003.
The grapes were given a four-day cold soak before fermentation, fermented on their own natural yeast, and
Aged eighteen months in 100% new French Taransaud barrels.