USA / Napa Valley, California
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2021 Rutherford Hill Merlot

Rutherford Hill Winery

Napa Valley, California

Deep crimson, with alluring ground clove notes, interwoven with dark chocolate and black cherry liqueur. On the palate it is opulent and juicy, with black plums, laced with ground baking spices, evolving into a soft black cocoa, chocolate character finish.


Carefully selected parcels of fruit from Estate vineyards


21 days on skins with twice daily pump overs. Once pressed off skins, the wine moved to barrel and gracefully aged in an extensive cave system for 14 months. Aged 14 months in 100% French Oak (30% is New)


Delicious with robust red meats, or simpler pasta & pizza dishes