2013 Kenefick Ranch Merlot
Spicy notes of cedar, on top of jammy raspberry and plum nuances form the aromatic profile. Silky tannins, copious fresh berries and hints of vanilla bean make up the palate. Drink now and will cellar well for the next 8-12 years.
Composition: 100% Estate Grown, 82% Merlot, 13% Petite Verdot 5% Cabernet Franc
Source of grapes: Kenefick Ranch Vineyards
Hand harvested: 9/22/2013
Fermentation: Cluster sorted 4-day cold soak, 14 day fermenation at 82°F.
Wood: 65% New French Oak; 35% Neutral French Oak
Bottled: June 5, 2015
RS: .4 g/L
TA: 6.1 g/L
Cases produced: 400
Winemaker: Kent Jarman