On the nose, strawberries, cherries and plum primary fruits, with spicy fruitcake complexity. Notes of violets, earthy, and mocha.


The palate is vibrant and lively, with chewy tannins and a long finish.

Growing Conditions

Nestled in a northeastern hillside
valley in Napa County, Pope Valley
Winery’s heritage dates back to 1897.
Today our wines are hand crafted in
the original gravity flow winery built
over a century ago.

The Merlot rests on 27 acres of our
60 acre Eakle Estate Ranch. The
terroir being Pleasanton loam with
areas of Bressa-Dibble Complex
giving the vine all the nutrients it
needs to yield exceptional fruit.