Merlot 2018

MCMANIS

Merlot
2018

$23.99*

* Suggested retail price

11 case(s) available

Product code
715934
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Private Retail - Special Order
Status
Available
Country
United States
Regulated designation
American Viticultural Areas (AVA)
Region
California
Varietal(s)
Merlot 79 %
Petit Verdot 19 %
Tannat 2 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Metal screw cap
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

McManis Family Vineyards is a grower and vintner of premium varietal wine grapes located in the Northern Interior of California. The company was founded in 1990 by Ron and Jamie McManis - fourth generation family farmers. The McManis family has been growing grapes in this region since 1938. McManis Family Vineyards currently operates over 2500 acres of wine grapes and after the 1997 harvest, a state-of-the-art winery was designed and built to maximize the resulting wine's quality through small...

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Notes about product

McManis Family Vineyards practice sustainable farming and are certified sustainable through the ‘Lodi Rules for Sustainable Winegrowing’ program. Select rootstocks and clones as well as labor intensive fruit management techniques and canopy management are part of the premium grape growing practices, demonstrated in all their vineyards.

Winemaking notes

Juice was fermented on the skins for 6-9 days, the must was pressed, and the resulting wine finished fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The wine was then aged in a combination of new and used French and American Oak for 6 months.

Tasting notes

Fruit forward with aromas of blackberry, sweet vanilla and a hint of baking spices. Juicy and concentrated, the wine is succulent and has a pleasing toasty finish.