Merryvale Antigua 500ml

$31.65

SKU 445

500ml

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Golden/amber in color from its long aging in French oak, the wine is a complex combination of nuts and orange-peel aromas. Thick and rich in the mouth, the nuts and orange-peel theme continues from the entry through the long finish, highlighted by the many subtleties from the fine brandy and time in the barrel. 100% Muscat De Frontignan fortified with fine pot-still brandy.

Category Dessert Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Merryvale
Alcohol/vol 18%
  • we91

Wine EnthusiastOaky, butterscotch scents pour forth from this orange-colored wine. Flavors center around nutty, orangey nuances, with the wood notes reassserting themselves on the finish. The 18% alcohol is barely noticeable in this intense and unique dessert wine that bears a resemblance to some sherries and tawnies.

Joe Czerwinski, December 31, 1999