Light creamy red fruit nose. Tastes of a bit of spice, some red fruit. Good mouthfeel and a hint of mint. Pleasant light to medium acidity.
Tasted in their tasting room 5/09. Enjoyed the light jammy notes. purchased 2.
If I wanted a fruity cordial, I would have opted for Framboise
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Folie a Deux winery is located in the heart of Napa Valley right on Highway 29. It was founded in 1981 by two psychiatrists, who took the name from a psychiatric term for a fantasy shared by two people. It quickly gained a reputation for solid Napa Valley wines at good prices. Since the Trinchero family took over in 2004 the the estate has blossomed with the introduction of the Menage a Trois line, now the top selling red wine in the U.S. The is Merlot is sourced from the Trinchero's extensive vineyard holdings throughout Napa Valley.