Nickel & Nickel Harris Vineyard Merlot 2010
The Nickel and Nickel winery in Napa has produced prize-winning cabernet for many vintages. This is their single-vineyard merlot and it's a stunner.Characteristic of Oakville, this merlot has a nice core of berry fruit, layered with dried herbs of bay leaf and sage and combined with notes of earth and spice. The sweet, toasty oak adds complexity and the firm, yet supple, tannins provide length to the finish.
Established in 1997 by the partners of Far Niente, Nickel & Nickel is based on a philosophy of producing 100 percent varietal, single-vineyard wines that best express the distinct personality of each vineyard. It is from some of the most coveted vineyards in the Napa and Sonoma valleys that the Nickel & Nickel wines are produced.