2008 Blackbuck Antelope Merlot

$51.00

Varietal: Merlot

Vintage: 2008

Appellation: California

The 2008 Triple ‘R’ Ranch & Winery Reserve Blackbuck Merlot is 100% varietal and aged for two years in French oak.  It displays aromas of blackberry, black cherry and plum with a resinous, smoky edge.  The palate bursts with dark fruits with flavors of black fruit, anise and smoked meat.  The wine finishes softly with a rich mouth-wine feel on a fleshy mid-palate.  Held for over 4 years  after bottling, this 2008 Blackbuck Antelope Merlot promises to top its predecessor, the splendid 2006 Merlot.

Description

2008 Blackbuck Antelope Merlot

Appellation: California

Aging: 19 Months Stainless Steel Tanks plus 2 Years French Oak Barrels

Look: Day-bright ruby garnet with slight orange rim

Smell: Aromas of blackberry, black cherry and plum with a resinous, smoky edge

Taste: The palate bursts with dark fruits with flavors of black fruit, anise and smoked meat.  The wine finishes softly with a rich mouth-wine feel on a fleshy mid-palate.

 

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