Blackstone Merlot Net
A rich red wine, with an almost creamy texture. This Merlot has a flavor profile that is brimming over with ripe fruit flavors of plum and blackberry covered with a splash of vanilla - all perfectly rounded out with soft, squishy tannins. The Blackstone Merlot is exceptionally easy to find, well-priced and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. The 2005 Blackstone Merlot perfectly demonstrates the "Blackstone style" - rich fruit aromas, elegance, supple oak characters and soft tannins. With lifted dark cherry and berry aromas and a touch of spicy clove, this wine is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. The texture is ripe and soft in the mouth, with bright cherry fruit flavors and a soft, lingering finish. Blackstone Merlot will pair nicely with rack of lamb, grilled burgers and tomato-based pasta dishes.
Pretty good Merlot for the price. Definitely one to have around for an everyday use. Would definitely buy it again!
This is a wine that I always trust, the winemakers notes say it all. this works well as a tablewine or with anything from tomato sauce or cabbage to lamb
Full bodied and rich. Not overpowered by a good steak or prime rib. Has a silkyness to it's texture almost like a syrah.
I am new to wine and have not had very many different ones and none very expensive .. however this one is by far my favorite it's delicious !
This is my choice of Merlots, It's rich and full-bodied. It goes well with prime rib, chateaubriand, or hamburgers.
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Our Blackstone Merlot is produced from vineyards located throughout Californias finest grape growing regions. At Blackstone, we believe that each appellation contributes unique flavor and structure from the areas soil and climatic conditions. After harvesting the grapes, each vineyard lot is carefully developed to capture its distinctive flavors and aromatic qualities.The signature style of Blackstone is an integrated Merlot with rich fruit; surrounded by elegant creaminess, supple oak flavors and firm tannins. This Merlot is friendly, flavorful and balanced, encouraging the marriage between food and wine. Enjoy at home or in fine restaurants with a variety of flavorful cuisines.
Winemaker Notes:Grapes from Monterey County enhance spicy, peppery fruit; Sonoma County adds richness and complexity, while Napa Valley fruit provides depth and concentration to the final blend of ou
Winemaker Notes:Grapes from Monterey County enhance spicy, peppery fruit; Sonoma County adds richness and complexity, while Napa Valley fruit provides depth and concentration to the final blend of our Cabernet Sauvignon. This varietal displays a rich ruby hue with aromatics that unleash a fusion of pepper, exotic spices and ripe plum. The robust palate is well-balanced with appealing flavors of raspberry, black cherry, ripe plum and rich spices.It is wonderfully complex, with tantalizing nuances of dark berry aromas and rich smoky oak. The wine is very rich, with firm tannins, vibrant plum fruit and nice oak integration on the finish. Serve this wine confidently with a roast, steak, hamburgers, lamb, pork ribs, pheasant, venison or hard and firm cheeses.
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