2016 MERLOTWine Match Special Selection

77% Merlot
HLR Cellars

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WINE DETAILS
retail price: $39.00
club price: $31.20
available:Yes
cases:134
formats: 750mL
released:Apr 1, 2019
date profiled:Jan 17, 2020
region:Northern California
AVA:Fountaingrove District
vineyards:Heller Family Vineyards
estate fruit:Yes
single vineyard: Yes
brix at harvest:27.6°
alcohol:15.3%
fined:No
filtered:Yes
oak type:67% French |33% Americ ... 67% French |33% American  
oak barrels:46% New  
oak aging: 22 Months  
 
varietal%AVAclone
merlot 77% Fountaingrove District
cabernet sauvignon 15% Fountaingrove District
petite verdot 8% Fountaingrove District
 
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Winemaker Steve Heller Notes
The 2016 Merlot has lovely garnet color with notes of bright cherry on the nose. It is already accessible with a mouth filling mid-palate and a luxurious finish of smooth, silky tannins. Layers wild blackberries, barrel spice and butter scotch.
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