2020 Sunstone Winery Estate Merlot Reserve, Santa Ynez Valley

The California Wine Club

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Central CoastSanta Ynez Valley202098% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc

Tasting Notes: Nose of fresh black plums, lilac, and espresso, with notes of cumin, cloves, and turmeric in the background. Soft front palate with dark chocolate, peppercorn, and espresso giving way to subtle fruit notes of warm berry cobbler and blackberries, ending with a warm, lingering finish.

  • 90 Points, Wine Enthusiast

Final Blend: 98% Merlot, 2% Cabernet Franc

Pair With: Tuscan braised beef rubbed w/Mediterranean herbs, lemon black pepper, garlic, and dried spices

Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold up to 10 years

Alcohol by Volume:  14.3%

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