Terra Savia Merlot Blend Mendocino 2009
The grapes were hand harvested in the early morning hours of October 30, 2009. The average Brix was 24.3 Brix @55 degrees F. Crushed into small fermenters the fruit was fermented over a two week period and allowed to remain in contact with the skins for several more days to reduce hard tannins. The wine was aged for approx 2 years in a mix of new and neutral French Oak barrels.
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Our Merlot is produced in a soft rich style. Aged in toasted French Oak for 24 months and fined to soften tannins, this wine is very drinkable now and will continue to get better with age.
Dietary Information: Organic
800 cases produced.
Aged 24 months in French Oak.
Notes: mix of new and neutral French Oak barrels
|Alcohol: 14.4%||pH: 3.6|
|Sugar: .008 grams per liter|
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