THORN MERLOT NAPA 2017
WINEMAKER NOTES: Earthy aromas open up into cocoa, blackberry, cedar, and anise. The entry is smooth with flavors of cherry, chocolate, vanilla, and a mild toastiness. The finish is long with balanced acidity.
THE BLEND: 81% Merlot; 19% Blend of Syrah, Petite Sirah, and Malbec
AGING: A combination of French and Hungarian oak barrels, 30% new