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French Door Merlottext

French Door Merlot 2019

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaThis deep, brooding merlot is complex and generous, even at this early stage. There's no shortage of fruit, with dark cherry, plum, and cassis that's complemented by savoury notes of sage, licorice, and toasted oak spices. Medium-full bodied, this is round and plush, with density coming from 80 days on skins. This will benefit from additional time in bottle to allow the oak to more fully integrate and it should be more seamless in 4-5 years. Revisiting this the next day shows its true potential.Tasted: 27 April 2021Tasted by: Geoffrey Moss MWPrices:
BC$78.00750mlwinery online/direct
Producer: French Door Estate WineryDistributors: Winery Direct
Grape: MerlotUPC: 627987310771