Clos Pegase Mitsuko's Vineyard Merlot 2016

Clos Pegase  Mitsuko's Vineyard Merlot 2016
$21.95

SKU 1046

750ml

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Winery Notes:

Expressive aromas of red fruits, crushed raspberries with a touch of dried fennel. Deep red in the glass with crystal clear clarity. On the palate, the medium-bodied tannins complement the crisp acidity and savory undertones, as the big red fruit flavors wash across the palate. Finishing with generous expressions of blackcurrants, raspberries and a touch of plum with more subtle flavors of dried herbs, forest floor and crushed graphite.

Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Appellation Carneros
Brand Clos Pegase
Alcohol/vol 14.9%
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Wine AdvocateMedium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 Merlot Mitsuko's Vineyard opens with subdued tar and black soil notions, opening out to notes of warm plums, spice box and tobacco leaf. Full-bodied, it gives a good amount of earth-laced, plummy fruit with a chewy texture and savory finish.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, October 29, 2018