Joseph Carr Merlot Napa Valley 2008
I always take a classic Bordeaux style approach tomy Napa ValleyMerlot, employingMerlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon in the final cuvee. It’s all part of a mission to produce complex yet balanced wines that echo a European sensibility and exhibit approachability upon release.
External Reviews for Joseph Carr Merlot Napa Valley
Elegant, stylish, with depth and balance, this wine offers a bouquet of ripe plum, cassis, sageand subtle cedar. Its flavors are highlighted by wild berry, ripe cherry and a hint of olive andspice. Structurally sound, yet very approachable
Food Pairings for Joseph Carr Merlot Napa Valley
Notes: The wine was barrel aged for 16 months in 1 and 2 year old French and American Oak; 33% new, 65% French Allier, Nevers and Troncais.
|Alcohol: 13.9%||pH: 3.5|
|Total Acidity: 5.5 grams per liter|