KENWOOD VINEYARDS 2OO9 SONOMA COUNTY MERLOT
Aged 2O months in small oak barrels, this wine contains nearly equal percentages of Merlot from Alexander Valley, Sonoma Valley and Dry Creek Valley plus a tiny percentage from Lake County. A small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon was also included. The Merlot’s raspberry, blueberry and plum aromas are complemented by spice and bittersweet chocolate complexity. Ripe plum and raspberry also highlight the medium-bodied flavors, where they are accented by notes of spice and chocolate. Suggested retail is $14. Available from Horizon Beverage Company.